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As the UK’s leading brake brand, Pagid has been the brand of choice for automotive partners for more than 50 years. Backed by TMD Friction OE approvals, in-house research and development, European manufacturing and proven braking performance, Pagid remains a key player in braking for now and the future.

Scroll below to see Pagid’s products that have been backed by TMD Friction OE approvals.

1925
2021
2021

2021 Models:

  • Audi Q4 eTron

  • Skoda Enyaq iV

  • More to be adeded

OE Approvals
2020

2020 Models:

  • VW ID.4

  • More to be adeded

OE Approvals
2019

2019 Models:

  • VW ID.3

  • Audi Q7

  • Audi A6

  • Audi A8

  • Audi A7

  • Mercedes-Benz ECQ

  • Mercedes-Benz eVITO

  • Mercedes-Benz eVITO Tourer

  • Hyundai Kona

OE Approvals
2018

2018 Models:

  • BMW i8

  • VW e-Crafter

  • MAN eTGE

  • Porsche 911

  • Mercedes-Benz E-class

  • Subaru Forester

OE Approvals
2017

2017 Models:

  • BMW i3

  • Suzuki Swift V

  • Porsche Cayenne

  • Porsche Panamera

OE Approvals
2016

Other 2016 Models:

  • Aston Martin DB11

  • Audi A3

  • Audi RS3

  • BMW M3 GTS

  • BMW X4M

  • BMW X5M

  • Bugatti Chiron

  • Honda Civic (Brazil)

  • Honda NSX

  • Lamborghini Huracan

  • Porsche Cayman GT4

  • VW Crafter

  • VW Golf

OE Approvals
2015

Other 2015 Models:

  • Aston Martin Vantage GT12

  • Aston Martin Vulcan

  • Audi Q7

  • BMW X3

  • BMW X4

  • BMW X5

  • BMW X6

  • Chrysler Viper Track Pack

  • Mercedes S Class AMG

  • Porsche Cayenne

  • Porsche Macan

  • Porsche Panamera G2

OE Approvals
2014

Other 2014 Models:

  • Audi RS3

  • Audi RSQ3

  • Audi TT RS

  • BMW M3

  • Corvette C7 Stingray

  • Fiat 500X

  • Ford Mustang Shelby GT500

  • Ford Transit Courier

  • Mercedes-AMG GT

  • Porsche Macan

  • Porsche Panamera

OE Approvals
2013

PAGID titanitum First Titanium brake pads in the market supplied by Pagid.

Other 2013 Models:

  • Aston Martin Rapide S

  • BMW 7-series

  • Dodge Viper

  • Fiat Ducato

  • Mercedes AMG SLS Black Series

  • Mercedes S-Class

OE Approvals
2012

Other 2012 Models:

  • Aston Martin Vanquish Volante

  • Audi R8

  • Audi R8

  • Ford B-Max

  • Ferrari F151

  • Opel Movano

  • Opel Vivaro

  • Porsche 911 (991)

  • Porsche Boxster

  • Porsche GT3

OE Approvals
2011

Acquisition of TMD Friction Group by Nisshinbo Holdings

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.

OE Approvals
2011

Other 2011 Models:

  • BMW M3 GTS

  • Honda Civic

  • Lamborghini Aventador

  • Mercedes B-Class (W246)

  • Mercedes CLS

  • Mercedes SLK (R172)

  • Toyota Yaris

OE Approvals
2010

Other 2010 Models:

  • Aston Martin Rapide

  • Audi RS5

  • Audi RS5

  • BMW X3 (F25)

  • VW Touareg

OE Approvals
2009

Other 2009 Models:

  • BMW M5

  • Chevrolet Corvette

  • Ferrari F149

  • Lexus LS

  • Lexus LS

OE Approvals
2008

Other 2008 Models:

  • Aston Martin DB9

  • Audi Q7 V12

  • Mercedes A-Class

  • Mercedes E-Class (W212)

OE Approvals
2007

Other 2007 Models:

  • Audi A3

  • Audi R8

  • Mercedes C-Class (W204)

OE Approvals
2006

Other 2006 Models:

  • Audi A4

  • Audi A7

  • Audi S6

  • Audi TT

  • Opel Corsa D

  • Toyota Yaris

OE Approvals
2005

Other 2005 Models:

  • Audi RS4

  • Ferrari F430

  • Fiat Punto, Doblo

  • Mercedes B-Class (W245)

  • Porsche 911 (997)

  • Porsche GT3

  • Suzuki Lana, Swift

  • VW Golf V R32

OE Approvals
2004

Other 2004 Models:

  • Audi A6, S4

  • Mercedes A-Class (W169)

  • Mercedes McLaren SLR

  • Mitsubishi Colt

  • Opel Astra H

  • Opel Tiger

OE Approvals
2003

Other 2003 Models:

  • Audi RS6

  • Audi S4

  • BMW X3 (E83)

  • Opel Meriva

  • Toyota Avensis

  • VW Phaeton

OE Approvals
2002

Other 2002 Models:

  • Porsche Boxster

  • Porsche Cayenne

  • Toyota Corolla

  • VW Touareg

OE Approvals
2001

TMD Friction Group

Acquisition by TMD Friction Group and restructuring resulting in the modernisation of the manufacturing process.

Implementation of small series production for high performance and racing pads.

Transfer of the OE PCL production to Spain

OE Approvals
2001

Other 2001 Models:

  • Opel Vivaro

OE Approvals
2000

PAGID Ceramic

First ceramic brakes in the market.

Other 2000 Models:

  • Audi A2

  • Mercedes C-Class (W203)

  • Mercedes CL55 AMG F1

  • Opel Corsa C

  • Porsche 911 (996)

  • Porsche 997 (Turbo)

OE Approvals
1998

Other 1998 Models:

  • Audi TT

  • Opel Astra G

  • Opel Movano

  • Porsche 911 (996)

OE Approvals
1997

Other 1997 Models:

  • Mercedes A-Class (W168)

  • Porsche Boxster (986)

  • VW Golf IV

OE Approvals
1996

Other 1996 Models:

  • VW Passat

OE Approvals
1995

Other 1995 Models:

  • Opel Vectra B

OE Approvals
1994

Other 1994 Models:

  • Audi A4

  • Audi A8

  • Opel Omega

OE Approvals
1993

Other 1993 Models:

  • Mercedes C-Class (W202)

  • Opel Corsa B

OE Approvals
1991

Other 1991 Models:

  • Fiat Cinquecento

  • Mercedes S-Class (W140)

  • Opel Astra F

  • VW Golf III

OE Approvals
1990

Rütgers Pagid AG goes International

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.

OE Approvals
1980

Other 1980’s Models:

  • 1981 – VW Polo

  • 1982 – Mercedes 190 Series

  • 1983 – VW Golf III

  • 1985 – Mercedes 190 Series

  • 1986 – Audi 80

  • 1986 – Audi 90

  • 1986 – Opel Omega

  • 1987 – Alfa Romeo 164

  • 1988 – Opel Vectra A

  • 1988 – VW Passat

  • 1988 – Porsche 911 (964)

OE Approvals
1974

Development Success

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Successful development of non-asbestos friction material.

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OE Approvals
1973

Volkswagen Approval

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First serial approval by Volkswagen for semi-metallic disc brake pads.

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OE Approvals
1970

Other 1970’s Models:

1973 – VW Passat

1973 – Porsche 914

1974 – VW Golf I

1974 – VW Scirocco

1975 – VW Polo

1976 – Mercedes W123

1978 – Audi 80

1978 – Porsche 944

1979 – Mercedes S-Class (W123)

OE Approvals
1960

First Ford and VW passenger cars equipped with Pagid disc brake pads.

Other 1960’s Models

1963 – Mercedes W110

1964 – Mercedes W111

1968 – Porsche 911

OE Approvals
1950

Establishment of Pagid Brand

Start of the production of linings for passenger cars under the brand Pagid.

Over the following years, Pagid grows into a renowned brand name, not least known for its expertise in high performance and racing vehicles.

OE Approvals
1925

Foundation of PAG Presswerk AG

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.

OE Approvals
1925