2018 has been a big year of investment for Lumag. Not only has the company celebrated its 30th anniversary but it also saw the company dig deep and place significant investment into its services, manufacturing capabilities and resulting products. Continue reading
Brake pads are one of the most critical components ensuring safe driving. Their sudden failure can have serious consequences, and a ‘fender bender’ is the least dangerous of them. Here, Lumag’s Tomasz Orłowski, director at Lumag’s Research and Development Department, explains how they minimise the risk of brake pad failure. Continue reading
Leading global OE manufacturer and aftermarket supplier of brake friction products LUMAG, alongside its innovative BRECK brand, provides a brief lesson in the evolution of brake pad technology, and the benefits ceramic brake pads can bring. Continue reading
In early 2015 an agreement was signed in the USA by automotive representatives, state officials and environmental agencies to reduce the use of copper and other materials in motor vehicle brake pads. The agreement calls for reducing copper in brake pads to <5% (by weight) by 2021, and 0.5% by 2025. In addition to copper, this voluntary initiative reduces mercury, lead, cadmium, asbestiform fibres, and chromium-six salts in motor vehicle brake pads. Continue reading
Marking the first range expansion in almost two years, LUMAG has confirmed that it has added new brake pads to its popular CV range. Continue reading
With winter comes all manner of changeable weather. Our vehicles take on a lot during this time, and that includes our brakes. With a vital role to play in keeping us safe on the roads, and a volume product for factors, we catch up with Colin Smit, Managing Director of Lumag, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of OE quality brake pads, to find out more about the seasonality of these commodity products. Continue reading
Colin Smit, Managing Director of LUMAG.
I have been working in the friction side of the aftermarket since 2011, with the last three at LUMAG.
The automotive industry is one of the sectors shaping Polish economy. Companies based on domestic capital excel at manufacturing buses, semitrailers and automotive components, often becoming leading players in their market segments. A case in point is Lumag from the town of Budzyń in the Wielkopolska region – a company manufacturing friction materials – which celebrates the 30th anniversary of its operation this year. During these three decades, from a company started by an enthusiast entrepreneur, it grew into one of the leaders of the Polish brake pad industry and today it exports over 80% of its production to over 40 countries around the world. Among other factors, the dynamic growth of the company was possible owing to investment exceeding two hundred and fifty million PLN. Continue reading
LUMAG’s popular BRECK range for passenger vehicles has recently benefited from further new to range introductions, its third since the start of 2018. Continue reading
He may only be eight years old but Kacper Tomalewski’s talent for racing is so great that Lumag – one of the leading brake friction brands – has shown its support for this next generation of winners with a special BRECK sponsorship deal. Continue reading