TROY, MI – TMD Friction Inc., a disc brake pad and drum-lining supplier, opens a new 23,000-sq.-ft. (2,137-sq.-m) North American research and development center here. Although the company dates back to the early days of the automobile, it is better known in Europe than in North America, something CEO David Bundred hopes to see change with the new Troy location. CEO David Bundred “The origins of the company go back to the very, very invention of braking,” he says. TMD’s Mintex ...

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