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As a specialized manufacturer of brakes, and as a brake expert, Akebono offers products for various applications including, automobiles (both passenger and commercial vehicles), motorcycles, rolling stock, and industrial machinery. Moreover, Akebono offers sensor products which harness technologies from years of developing brakes.
We are committed to maximizing the "safety and security" of our customers with our brakes.

Getting to Know Brakes

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As a specialized manufacturer of brakes, and as a brake expert, Akebono offers products for various applications including, automobiles (both passenger and commercial vehicles), motorcycles, rolling stock, and industrial machinery. Moreover, Akebono offers sensor products which harness technologies from years of developing brakes.
We are committed to maximizing the "safety and security" of our customers with our brakes.

Getting to Know Brakes

Products

At the heart of Akebono's business are brake products for automobiles. Akebono globally develops and manufactures, friction parts including brake pads and brake linings, as well as mechanical parts such as disc brakes and drum brakes. The market share of disc brake pads for automobiles is about 46%* in Japan. Moreover, technology refined through the development of products for automobiles are put to full use for other braking needs, such as motorcycles, rolling stock, and industrial machinery. Furthermore, Akebono develops and manufactures sensor products which harnesses the vibration-analysis technologies of brakes. Akebono aggressively seeks business opportunities in the infrastructure and mobility fields with these products.

  • * Market share of OEM (for automobile manufacturing plants) products. (according to Akebono research)

Aftermarket parts

Based on the technology and quality management refined over the years through its OEM business, Akebono provides customers around the world with aftermarket parts which meet their needs.

Motorsports

Aiming to enhance its reputation as a brake expert, Akebono is supplying brakes to various categories of a motorsports. In Formula 1 category, the pinnacle of track racing, Akebono supplies ultra high-performance brake system for McLaren F1 team as a “Technology Partner”.

Production Technologies

With a vision of realizing a secure and safe society, Akebono is developing product technologies in the areas of safety, environmental protection and comfort.

Production technologies

APS (Akebono Production System) serves as a substrate for the production technologies supporting the company. APS is at the origin of Akebono’s monozukuri (manufacturing).

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