American Made Brakes

We have compiled a list of 9 American automotive brake part manufacturers.

The list includes both large corporations and small businesses, who make some or all of their disc brake calipers, brake rotors and pads; master cylinders, complete brake assemblies, drum to disc conversions, trailer drum hub assemblies and more, right here in America.

We have manually verified that every company on this page produces at least one brake component that is made in America, although some of these companies use materials and components sourced globally.

The ones that use 100% United States sourced components have been given the best rating, namely, a gold star.

All 9, or 100% of the brands, in fact, do make some or all of their components entirely from domestic sourced materials. Which is better than average compared to other US manufacturing sectors.

We have also included a few details about the companies and their products along with direct links to both the manufacturer and on-line retailers where you can get the latest prices, shipping costs, special offers and more, if available.

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Akebono Logo


Akebono develops, tests and manufactures a range of advanced automotive brake components and friction materials that meet the needs of OEM customers and vehicle owners throughout North America.

Akebono is the Original Equipment Manufacturer’s brand of choice and are factory installed on over 400 models of the world’s most popular vehicles.

Akebono Ultra-Premium brand products are environmentally friendly and adhere to the low copper requirements under California and Washington restrictions.

Akebono has advanced R&D facilities in Michigan and brake pad manufacturing facilities at two locations in Kentucky.

ProAct® Brake Pads

Performance® Brake Pads

EURO Brake Pads

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Baer Brake Systems

Baer specializes in high performance brake systems and rotor upgrades.

Baer Brakes offer a wide variety of CNC machined forged or extruded aluminum brake calipers for both the street and track.

Baer sport rotors are premium direct replacement rotors with cross-drilled, slotted and zinc plated surfaces, that deliver brilliant appearance and performance.

All Baer brake products are machined in house, along with the fit and finishing being completed at Phoenix, AZ, using USA sourced materials.

EradiSpeed Rotors

Brake Systems

Master Cylinders

Tracker Full Floating

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Dexter Axle

Dexter provides one of the most extensive lines of electric drum, hydraulic drum or hydraulic disc trailer brakes available. Dexter has spent years developing and honing its product line into today’s industry-leading designs.

Dexter also manufactures Kodiak trailer disc brakes. Their disc brakes are designed for axles ranging from 3,000 lbs. axles to 12,000 lbs.

Dexters drum brake line services product for light, medium and heavy-duty axles, with ratings up to 27,500 lbs.

Dexter manufactures nearly all brake components and friction materials in Albion, IN.

Electric Brakes

Hub - Rotor Kits

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EBC Brakes

EBC Brakes product range includes brake pads for cars, trucks and SUV, brake rotors (brake discs) for every rolling vehicle on the planet and brake pads for military applications such as the Humvee, various armoured cars and even tanks, railway brake products and all kinds of industrial vehicles.

EBC Brakes has R&D and manufacturing facilities located at both its Bristol, England and state of the art sintered brake pad plant in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Sintered SR Pads

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Backed by nearly 50 years of brake technology and friction science, FDP is an industry innovator and a full line supplier of disc pads and brake shoes.

Their clients range from OE manufacturers, retailers and program groups to warehouse distributors, exporters and other brake manufacturers.

Their pads meet or exceed OEM standards because FDP has actually been the OEM pad supplier for a wide range of vehicle makes and models since 1969.

FDP Friction Science has a R&D facility in Morrisville, Pennsylvania and a brake manufacturing line in Tappahannock, VA.

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Kool Stop International

The Kool-Stop name has carved out a niche in the market for quality brake pads in all areas of the cycling industry including bmx, MTB, road, cyclecross, gravel and cross country.

They have also worked on some great collaborative braking projects with many companies over the years including Suntour, Trek, GT, Vans, Skyway, Supercross and Ritchey to name a few.

All Kool-Stop brake compounds, tooling, and rim pads are designed and created at their main headquarters and manufacturing facility in Oswego, Oregon.

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Lyndall Brakes

Lyndall Brakes has been providing V-Twin motorcycle riders with better brakes for over 20 years. Their customers keep coming back for their unparalleled combination of aesthetics and extreme performance.

They use the finest materials and CNC processes to manufacture a fully floating, 3-piece rotor that outperforms any other rotor on the market.

Even in challenging environments, their rotors maintain predictability and repeatability while operating at cooler temperatures.

Lyndall Brakes machines their brake rotors, wheels, sprockets and other hardware at two locations, one in California and one in San Marcos, TX.

Brake Pads




SSBC-USA, established in 2019 after purchasing the SSBC brand from the now defunct Stainless Steel Brake Corp. and are starting up a completely new operations in a brand new facility.

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.

SSBC-USA fabricates brake calipers and other brake hardware at their own facilities in Elma, NY.

Brake Caliper Kits

Conversion Kits

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Wilwood Engineering designs and manufactures high-performance disc brake systems.

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.

Wilwood Engineering does all their engineering, testing and manufacturing under one roof at Camarillo, CA.

Brake Pads

Caliper Kits