As the UK’s leading brake brand, Pagid has been the preferred OE partner for automotive brands for over 50 years. With in-house research and development, European manufacturing and proven braking performance, Pagid remains the original choice, now and for the future.
Use the pedals below to see Pagid OE approvals through the years.
With this acquisition the world’s largest supplier of friction material for the automotive industry was founded. Nisshinbo Holdings is Nikkel-225-listed conglomerate founded in 1907 employing more than 20,000 people.
Acquisition by TMD Friction Group and restructuring resulting in modernisation of the manufacturing process. Implementation of small series production for high performance and racing pads. Transfer of the OE PCL production to Spain
First ceramic brakes in the market.
Other 2000 Models:
Other 1998 Models:
Build-up of an international friction group with plants in Germany, Italy, Mexico, Brazil, France and China (JV) and sale companies in Spain, France and Great Britain.
Other 1980’s Models:
Successful development of non-asbestos friction material.
First serial approval by Volkswagen for semi-metallic disc brake pads.
Other 1960’s Models
Start of the production of linings for passenger cars under the brand Pagid. Over the following years, Pagid grows into renowned brand name, not least known for its expertise in high performance and racing vehicles.
Presswerk AG (PAG) oversaw the production of duroplastic parts for radio, telecommunications and domestic appliances. Involvement in the development of technical equipment for the armed forces. They were also commissioned to produce brake friction materials for the HermanKirbach’schen Werke in Coswig. From the production of ‘People’s Receivers’ to brake pads for premium cars.