VANCOUVER, Wash., Aug. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — ConMet, the industry’s leading global manufacturer of wheel hubs, structural plastic, and aluminum casting components for the commercial vehicle industry, is pleased to announce Vice President of Trailer, Fleet & Tier 1 Suppliers Ken Kelley was named 2021 Board Member of Heavy Duty Marketing Association’s (HDMA) Heavy Duty Marketing & Sales Forum (HDMSF).
"I’m excited to participate in the nation’s leading heavy duty marketing and sales forum for the commercial vehicle industry, especially as our network of customers are facing significant change and challenges," says Kelley. "As board members of HDMSF, our priority is to collaborate and learn about concerns through industry-wide discussions, giving us the ability to drive improvements from the top down."
HDMA forums and councils give members the ability to have roundtable discussions with peers in their industry segment — an essential tool for staying at the forefront of business goals, from staying ahead of the latest technology, learning the latest marketing and sales techniques, or knowing how to face the latest industry issues and challenges. Ranked the highest value among HDMA members, forums and councils meet twice a year for discussions and networking and to hear directly from key customers.
Based in North Carolina, HDMA is the Commercial Vehicle Division of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA), a major industry association with a forward looking strategy and a 115-year legacy of advocacy for the motor vehicle supplier industry.
A member driven organization, HDMA provides industry leadership for NAFTA based original equipment and aftermarket suppliers in the on and off-highway commercial vehicle equipment industry. This is accomplished through a range of services to its more than 200 member companies, which represent direct employment of nearly 200,000 in their US facilities.
ConMet, a division of Amsted Industries, is a leading global supplier of wheel hubs, aluminum castings, and structural plastics to original equipment manufacturers and aftermarket channels in the commercial vehicle industry. Founded in 1964, ConMet has innovated for more than 50 years by designing, engineering, and manufacturing revolutionary technologies for trucks and trailers. Growing in popularity worldwide, ConMet products are standard equipment on most heavy-duty vehicles in North America.
Headquartered in Vancouver, WA, USA, ConMet has 14 additional locations throughout North America and China where over 6,000 diverse employees innovate to transform the commercial vehicle industry.
Tyler Bryant | Interdependence Public Relations