About TMD Friction

TMD is all about Pure Friction. As the global leader in brake friction technology, we are trusted by the biggest brands in the automotive and industrial sectors to deliver effective, reliable and safe braking solutions

TMD Friction is the preferred supplier for the global leading car brands and commercial vehicle manufacturers. We also cater for some of the world´s most prestigious racing series, such as the 24 Heures Du Mans racing cars and other vehicles. Welcome to the world of brake friction.

"If it moves it’s our job to stop it!"

Past, present and future

Over a hundred years in the business have seen us grow and prosper, becoming the world’s leading supplier of brake friction. Our continued success is based on providing technical excellence, consistent quality and constant innovation through intensive R&D investment.

Local solutions from a global brand

We create bespoke friction products for vehicles worldwide, providing the most effective and appropriate solutions for each vehicle. We produce over 1 million products every day, servicing the Original Equipment and aftermarket sectors. By manufacturing products from scratch at sites spanning four continents, we can ensure our rigorous quality standards are upheld and local requirements are met the world over.

Tomorrow’s solutions developed today

Developing and refining products to improve performance for quieter, smoother, more efficient and environmentally responsible braking is a continuous process. We invest more than €25 million each year to ensure we not only meet the demands of today, but pioneer the technology that will be needed for tomorrow.