Liteflex Activates 200,000 Sq. Ft. Plant to Meet Growth in Demand

DAYTON, OHIO – Liteflex, a global manufacturer of advanced composite suspension springs, announces the opening of their third production plant in Dayton, Ohio. Located at 3600 Maywood Avenue, this added manufacturing facility will boost production space by more than 200,000 square feet and will triple Liteflex’s capacity to meet continued sales growth. After sitting idle for […]

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Liteflex Hosts Former Corvette Chief Engineer, Composites Pioneer

Dave McLellan Corvette Pioneer

As an early pioneer in composites manufacturing, Liteflex is a heavyweight in lightweight engineering. So too, is a recent visitor to our facility – Dave McLellan. For those who might not know Dave, he is a former automotive engineer for General Motors, having joined in 1959 after graduating from Wayne State University. But most notably, […]

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Production Ramps up for Tapered and Parabolic Leaf Springs

DAYTON, OH – Liteflex Composite Spring will be putting its patented (US Patent #9,016,705; Worldwide patent pending) tapered and parabolic springs into serial production beginning in March, with initial orders already approaching 200,000 springs for 2018. These industry-leading springs are crafted with our unique manufacturing process and utilize highly efficient production methods which have been refined over […]

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Liteflex receives Quality Awards from General Motors with ppm of zero

ENGLEWOOD, OH – General Motors recognized Liteflex LLC for demonstrating some of the highest levels of quality performance over the past 12 months. “We are honored to be recognized as a quality supplier,” said John Prikkel, president and owner of Liteflex. “This recognition is proof that Liteflex is continuing to move forward, provide high-quality service and […]

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New 25K Heavy Duty Trailer Spring Released

Liteflex, Englewood, OH is introducing a new heavy-duty trailer spring rated at 25,000 lbs and targeted for the more demanding applications of tankers and reefers. It has been field tested for five years in several locations with outstanding performance and reliability. The rubber jounce bumper, which is in constant contact with the frame rail, provides […]

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Lightweight Composite Springs Double Tire Life for Sentinel Transportation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE *** ENGLEWOOD, OH – Sentinel Transportation, LLC has seen their tire life increase 2-3 times after replacing the steel springs on their Eaton 1202 I steer axles with Liteflex lightweight composite springs. “We used to get 75,000 – 90,000 miles from our steer axle tires,” says Sentinel’s Fleet Manager Orville White, “now […]

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Integral Ball Joint and Spring Combination Saves Assembly Time and Costs

ENGLEWOOD, OH – Integrating a ball joint into a lightweight composite spring simplified assembly by reducing extraneous parts and the labor required to assemble them. In addition to creating greater production efficiencies, reducing the number of vehicle components and labor can positively impact the suspension cost. Liteflex lightweight composite springs with integral ball joints are […]

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