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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Integral Ball Joints Simplify Suspensions

DAYTON, OHIO – Liteflex has designed and produced a composite leaf spring which eliminates the A-arm and stabilizing bar. This integral ball joint spring was successfully tested and approved for a Peugeot van application, but the idea actually has a long history. They were used in Studebaker’s Planar Independent Suspension in the 1930s and have […]

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Liteflex Epoxy Springs Leave 
Urethane Springs in the Dust. Literally!

DAYTON, OHIO – Liteflex springs enjoy the highest temperature resistance of any known composite leaf spring. Thanks to vastly superior epoxy resin and several unique manufacturing processes, Liteflex springs have a Tg of 165°C (325°F) compared to an approximate Tg of 130°C (265°F) for urethane and other inferior materials. Competitor Spring Fail Competitor Spring Fail […]

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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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Heavy Traffic at NACV!

Trade shows can be exhilarating and exhausting and such was the case with this year’s NACV show in Atlanta, Georgia. We had a great time seeing old friends and meeting some new ones as well. Interest in our truck and trailer composite springs was tremendous and we look forward to delivering those components to many […]

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Seeking Truck and Fleet Operators For Research Participants

Liteflex is currently seeking truck and fleet operators to participate in a study of improved tire wear on vehicles utilizing Liteflex springs. Some customers have reported significant improvements in tire life and maintenance costs and we would like to verify these results in a scientific manner. Participants will have Liteflex Composite Springs provided and installed […]

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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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