Global solutions tailored to your needs

Global solutions tailored to your needs

Not every sliding application problem can be solved by using an off-the-shelf telescopic or linear motion slide. Our engineering designers will work closely with you to find the right type of sliding system to address your particular challenge.

Expert slide design

Expert slide design

We are quick to embrace innovation, and actively seek to develop new systems and processes that will allow us to improve our products and give added value to our customers. Our expertise allows us to put new ideas into practice quickly and efficiently, finding creative, innovative approaches to tackle fresh applications in a wide variety of sectors.

Project management

Project management

Accuride has the capability and tools to complete each project from design right through the manufacture and assembly processes, to warehousing and logistics. We have many years of experience working on bespoke products for our customers. This has culminated in an effective project management style, working in teams, and with the customer, to solve a particular problem. Each stage of the process is tracked using our own Project Design Management software.

Quality

Quality

At Accuride, we place an unrivalled focus on producing quality linear and telescopic slides. Our European division is certified to ISO 9001:2015 standard, meeting the international requirements for quality management systems.

Manufacturing Expertise

Manufacturing Expertise

Our talented engineers are able to work within various sectors, using their in-depth knowledge of the manufacturing process to create world-class ball bearing slides. We are able to fully integrate advanced electronics and electromechanical technology into a multitude of different products, offering unrivalled functionality within each telescopic or linear drawer slide.

Product development

Product development

We know how essential our customer’s input is in the early stages of product development, and so we work to maintain a constant connection. We conduct regular evaluations at every stage of production in order to assess and highlight any cost-saving modifications to our sliding systems and applications designs. Accuride has a full suite of tools available to ensure that the final product always meets the customer’s brief to the best possible quality.

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Innovation

Not every sliding application problem can be solved by using an off-the-shelf telescopic or linear motion slide. Our engineering designers will work closely with you to find the right type of sliding system to address your particular challenge. We can use our standard slide components and add features - or we can develop a totally bespoke sliding system for you.

Market sectors

Right now, you will find Accuride products in anything from high-end appliances and white goods to luxury sports cars and from state-of-the-art smart warehouses to access-control medical storage systems. See all the possibilities of where our products are used by choosing a market below.

Accuride Global

Our global manufacturing capability and extensive service support, via our own offices and those of our distribution network, has established Accuride as a world-wide presence who can partner with companies in any industry, anywhere.

What does this mean for you?

We can utilize any of our design and production resources around the world. This means that we can choose the most experienced engineers in your field and then manufacture the slide in the plant best suited to optimize efficiency.

Warehousing and supply chain management can be organized to suit you, the customer.

Beyond our design and manufacturing resources, Accuride supplies back up support through our sales and distribution network. Our field representatives offer product design and technical assistance, all supported by Accuride’s well qualified internal service teams.

World’s largest company dedicated to the design and manufacture of ball bearing slides

Production sites Mexico, Germany, China, Japan

Offices USA, UK, France, Italy

Extensive network of distribution partners

World-wide logistics - secure delivery for global customers

Supply chain management

Global technical support

Prototyping

We have the means to create prototypes in a variety of materials including zinc, aluminum, plastic, or steel; giving you the flexibility to test concepts quickly. Finishes include clear zinc, corrosion-resistant, black electroplate, and white electrocoat.

Worldwide Capability for a Rapid Response

Resources in North America, Europe, and Asia

State-of-the-Art Equipment

Laser, EDM (Electrical Discharge Machining), SLA (StereoLithogrAphy - 3D printing), RPD (Rapid Product Development), Roland PNC (a family of cutting machines)

Single Components to Complete Assemblies

Slides are available with custom hole patterns, shrouds, brackets, and mounting features.

Trays, bins, or drawer assemblies; cable management solutions, and more.

Tooling

Our reliable network of resources allows us to manage complex projects while remaining flexible and responsive.

Worldwide Toolmaker Staff

Facilitates tool building 24/7

A Full Range of Tool Types

Soft-tool solutions

In-house Design and Build

Reduces lead-time.

Minimizes third-party tool vendors.

Tool build efficiencies are sought to meet ever-shrinking lead times.

Globally Standardized Tooling Methods

Our interoperability technology enables seamless integration into multiple products or systems.

Strategic Partnerships

Established relationships in Asia Pacific expand our ability to provide rapid and reliable solutions.

Vendor & Supply Chain

Accuride offers logistics services such as inventory management and warehousing. Skilled at sourcing, we build long-term partnerships with suppliers, bringing them in at the earliest development stages to assure manufacturability and the lowest total costs.

Computerized Inventory Management

Inventory personnel are involved to ensure records are complete, current, and accurate.

Inventory Considerations for ECO/Rev Changes

We maintain close contact with suppliers and engineering staffs to manage inventory and revision activity.

Tier II Vendor Quality Management

Tier I quality requirements are pushed down to supplier base.

EOL Management Expertise

Our experience in end-of-life management helps to reduce scrap cost and expedite the next generation of product to market.

Procurement Economies of Scale

Reputable for large purchasing power and stability, Accuride strives to keep unit costs competitive.

Manufacturing

For a single component, kit, or a complete drop-in assembly, you can rely on our expertise to see projects through to completion.

Global Capability: North America, Europe, and Asia

Accuride has close to 1 million square feet of space available for manufacturing.

Material Volumes

We purchase and mill more than 40 million pounds of steel and plate 75 million square feet of material per year.

Component Fabrication and Assembly

Accuride has extensive experience, having developed more than 26,000 slide and kit assemblies.

Systems

Lean manufacturing principles keep material inventories to a minimum.

Continuous improvement is a mandate to reduce costs and increase efficiencies.

Quality

We aim to both meet and exceed all expectations, providing each client with a leading customer experience. Thanks to our advanced production process, we ensure that our team deliver quality each and every time on even the most challenging projects.

Our state-of-the-art facilities can be found across the world, each striving to maintain the high standards for which we have become renowned. We go the extra mile to ensure that quality is built into everything we produce, from our linear and telescopic slides to our custom projects. Accuride specialises in Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) and Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) frameworks, using industry-leading management systems to deliver unrivalled precision within the final product.

ISO Certificate downloads/Other documents

ISO 9001:2015 certificate (for Mexico)

ISO 9001:2015 certificate (for UK)

ISO 9001:2015 certificate (for Germany)

ISO 14001:2015, 50001:2011, OHSAS 18001:2007 certificate (for Germany)

Accuride Quality Policy (Europe)

RoHS Compliance for Accuride Products

Accuride REACH Declaration

Conflict Minerals Accuride

Accuride Pension Chair of Trustees Statement

Contract Manufacturing

Accuride's systematic approach is designed to maximize revenue for our customers. When you're successful, we're successful.

Extensive Experience

70% of Accuride SKUs are OEM-specified solutions.

Global Program Management

The Accuride OEM Direct staff has in-depth knowledge and experience with product development processes across a broad range of industries.

Clients are assigned a dedicated point-of-contact for ramp-up, production, and EOL activities.

Low-Cost Manufacturing & Integration

Our facilities in Mexico and China provide an economic resource.

Supply Chain Management

Our experience allows us to eliminate third-party component "pass-through".

We rationalize supply chain “touches” for the most efficient result.

Full Product Cycle Support

We fabricate, procure, integrate components, and provide global distribution and management.

Logistics

Our expertise extends to value-added logistics services for total support—from the initial idea to product distribution.

Adaptable Distribution

We can ship from any facility to any warehouse or hub throughout the world.

Turnaround

Rapid response for procurement, production, and shipment based on the current customer forecast.

Product Delivery

Flexible and fluid delivery based on customer demand.

Manufacturing Economics

We manufacture in the location that gives you the lowest total logistics and project ownership costs.

Dedicated Personnel

We have logistics management specialists in place to develop the economic solutions for our clients.

Continuous Support

Change is constant. Accuride provides experienced sales and field engineering support worldwide; not to merely keep you on the leading edge of the curve, but to help you SET the curve.

Product Evolution

Design revisions and ECO rollouts are standard operating procedure for Accuride. Add-on offerings and additional volume capacity are easily accommodated. We help anticipate and prepare for your next generation of products.

Field Replacement Services

We can direct-ship to your facility or end user.

EDI and Internet Transactions

Whether it’s invoicing, purchase order generation and distribution, or RMRs, we conduct business with e-expediency.

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