Accuride's sales improve

Wheel end maker Accuride Corp.'s net sales soared in the second quarter to $94.6 million, compared to the $92.1 million in net sales Accuride had in the second quarter of 2001. Sales were also up from $77.8 million in the first quarter of this year. Evansville, IN-based Accuride, which manufacturers wheels for heavy- and medium-duty trucks and trailers, said sales jumped dramatically largely because

Wheel end maker Accuride Corp.'s net sales soared in the second quarter to $94.6 million, compared to the $92.1 million in net sales Accuride had in the second quarter of 2001. Sales were also up from $77.8 million in the first quarter of this year.

Evansville, IN-based Accuride, which manufacturers wheels for heavy- and medium-duty trucks and trailers, said sales jumped dramatically largely because of increased Class 8 truck orders. President & CEO Terry Keating warned that flexibility would be necessary in the months ahead as the industry deals with Class 8 demand uncertainties related to the EPA emission compliance deadline.

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