American Made Brake Parts
We are compiling an ever growing list of American automotive brake part manufacturers & brands. This list includes 6 companies that produce some of the best aftermarket & OEM brake parts, including disc brake calipers, rotors & pads; drum to disc conversions, master cylinders and more.
4 of these companies make some (or all) of their brake parts from materials 100% sourced here in the United States, although the others still assemble their products in the US. There are also a few details about the manufacturers and also affiliate links to retailers where you can get the latest prices, shipping costs, customer reviews, special offers & more, where available.
Akebono Brakes are trusted by manufacturers globally, delivering superior braking power, quiet performance, and longer rotor and pad life. As a pioneer of ceramic friction technology, Akebono is proud to manufacture 100 percent of its aftermarket brakes in the USA. Enjoy a smoother ride and clean wheels with Akebono Brakes.
What type of brake parts does Akebono make?
Akebono manufactures a wide range of brake friction materials and foundation brake assemblies, including disc brake calipers and drum brakes.
Where are Akebono products made?
Akebono operates R&D technical centers in the United States, Japan and France, and manufactures brake friction materials and components in 30 wholly owned or affiliated facilities worldwide. This includes two production facilities in Kentucky, one in Tennessee and one in South Carolina.
For over 20 years Baer, Inc. has been pushing the boundaries of modern performance brake technology. Through engineering design, innovation, and an unwavering passion to bring the most complete solutions to their customers Baer Brakes has cemented it's legacy among the great automotive aftermarket manufacturers..
What type of brake parts does Baer make?
Performance Brake Systems, Rotor Upgrades, pads and Aftermarket Automotive Components.
Where are Baer products made?
All of Baer’s products feature material sourced from the USA. Their products are also machined in house and the fit and finish of our products are completed in their warehouse as well, all in Phoenix, Arizona.
Dexter Axle is an industry leader with a comprehensive product line that includes axles, brakes, suspension assemblies, and axle parts as well as vents and doors. With eighteen manufacturing facilities and an international distribution network, Dexter is the premier supplier of running gear and components to the trailer and RV industry.
What type of brake parts does Dexter Axle make?
Dexter is proud to provide the most extensive line of electric drum, hydraulic drum or hydraulic disc trailer brakes available.
Where are Dexter Axle products made?
Dexter currently produces quality products in manufacturing facilities across the US and Canada that employ state-of-the-art robotics, precision welding equipment, and automated machining processes. Dexter proudly manufactures nearly all brake components and friction materials in Albion, Indiana.
EBC Brakes, headquartered in the UK has become a world leader in sport, high performance and race brake pads and disc/rotors with a massive trademark range of products. Recently EBC launched another ground breaking material with its ECO friendly Ultimax 2 brake friction material that completely eliminated all heavy metals and sulfides.
What type of brake parts does EBC Brakes make?
Types of brake pads manufactured include aramid brake pads, sintered brakes, ceramic brake pads and carbon long life brake pads. The EBC Brake rotor brake disc range includes cast iron brake rotors or brake discs for automobiles, stainless steel brake rotors for motorcycles, bicycle brake pads and bicycle brake rotors and ATV brake pads and rotors.
Where are EBC Brakes products made?
EBC produces 100% of its brake pad range in its own factories in the UK and USA, 100% of its own motorcycle brake discs/rotors in its UK facility and a huge proportion of its automotive brake discs are also UK and USA made.
Stainless Steel Brakes Corp., which produced aftermarket disc brakes before closing in mid-2019, has reopened its doors as SSBC-USA. The new SSBC-USA is a premier performance brake systems and components manufacturer who is building on that heritage with an array of disc brake conversion kits and performance brake upgrades for classic muscle cars, street rods, trucks, SUVs, sport compacts, and late model performance cars.
What type of brake parts does SSBC-USA make?
SSBC-USA produces drum-to-disc conversions, caliper upgrade kits, and massive, direct-fit 8-piston heavy duty truck calipers.
Where are SSBC-USA products made?
SSBC products are 100-percent engineered and built in the U.S. utilizing state-of-the-art design, manufacturing, and testing capabilities in Elma, New York.
Wilwood Engineering designs and manufactures high-performance disc brake systems. Since the company’s inception in 1977 by Bill Wood, they have developed a substantial matrix of brake components and engineering techniques that has allowed them to quickly and reliably create brake systems for almost any application.
What type of brake parts does Wilwood make?
In addition to designing and manufacturing brakes for all types of competitive motorsports, Wilwood also manufactures brake systems and components for agricultural equipment, industrial applications, utility vehicles, snowmobiles, quads, motorcycles and military vehicles.
Where are Wilwood products made?
Wilwood employs approximately 320 people in Camarillo, California.
Any brands marked with a gold star indicates that some (or all) of their products are made in the USA using 100% domestically sourced parts. The silver icon indicates they are assembled in America using both domestic and imported materials, and the bronze icon indicates they are assembled in the U.S. using all imported materials.
Overall the above 6 brake assembly companies scored a combined rating of 'Made in America'.
The manufacturers on this page might produce the same type of products in other countries as well. Many businesses alter their brand names, manufacturing practices or product designs with little or no notice, so if there are questions that still remain, we suggest contacting the manufacturer directly.