Corporation has announced that its Italian-based Motion
Technologies business has been chosen to supply the front
axle brake pads for the new Alfa Romeo Giulietta which is
currently making its world at the 80th Geneva Motor Show.
Tuesday saw the unveiling of this long-awaited new
model from Alfa Romeo which has turned into one of the biggest
stars of the Swiss motor show and which slots into the range
in the vital
C-segment to replace the Alfa 147 after a decade in production.
ITT will produce approximately 300,000 brake pads per year
for the Giulietta, both for the Original Equipment
Manufacturer (OEM) and Original Equipment Service (OES)
pad solution proposed by ITT was developed in close
partnership with Alfa Romeo, with specific attention given
to safety performance in accordance with environmental
project confirms our leadership in the European brake pad
OEM market, and demonstrates the benefit of our innovation
and customer service," said Piero Bruno, ITT Motion
Technologies vice president, Private Transportation. "This
was ITT's first 'designed-in' brake product developed from
start to finish in close collaboration with Fiat Group
Automobiles. Over the past 13 years, ITT has supplied its
brakes for other Fiat models including the 156, 147, 159,
Mito and GT models."
Corporation is a high-technology engineering and
manufacturing company operating on all seven continents in
three vital markets: water and fluids management, global
defense and security, and motion and flow control. With a
heritage of innovation, ITT partners with its customers to
deliver extraordinary solutions that create more livable
environments, provide protection and safety and connect our
world. Headquartered in White Plains, N.Y., the company
generated 2009 revenue of $10.9 billion.