13.09.2016 - 17.09.2016 — Hall: 6.2 Stand: B 72
Metalac FAD was founded in Gornji Milanovac in 1961 as “Factory for the Manufacturing of automobile Parts (FAD)”. The company would exist under that name until September 2015 when it changed hands and became the property of the Metalac Group, but the main stream of production of the original portfolio of FAD production was retained.
Since the foundation FAD has been a specialized manufacturer of safety parts – ball joints, tie rods, torque rods, suspension joints, radius arms and repair kits. For over half a century it has been meeting very strict demands of the automotive industry. A broad production range, with more than three thousand items, encompasses nearly all types of commercial vehicles of the European manufacturers.
Certificates TS 16949 and ISO 9001, as well as captured markets, over 40 countries in four continents, verify the quality of the FAD products. Due to a more than a half century tradition and very strict quality control, the recognizable seal of quality of the FAD products guarantees the safety of the users of the vehicles. Millions of our products are all around you, and we have carried the stamp of your safety with pride for over fifty years.
Portfolio of the FAD products covers:
STEERING PARTS - ball joints and tie rods
SUSPENSION PARTS - torque rods, suspension joints, repair kits and radius arms.
According to its usage, the products are grouped in:
CARGO PROGRAM (lorries/trucks and busses)
VEHICLES FOR SPECIAL USE (tractors, loaders, forklift trucks).
FAD products belong into group of safety “S” products, essential for the user safety.
Metalac Fad company is mostly specialized in CARGO PROGRAM. Our products are aimed at:
Direct assembling at the vehicle producer (OEM)
The market for spare parts (aftermarket), where FAD covers the range of all major manufacturers
The production programme covers over 3.000 items for nearly all types of commercial vehicles of European manufacturers.
Export makes 80% of the Metalac FAD turnover. Every year the FAD products are bought by about 100 buyers in 40 countries all over the world. The biggest markets are Germany with more than 50% share, Great Britain, the Netherlands, Hungary, Portugal and so on.
Trucks, Bus and off-highway vehicles program. Tie rods are a part of the steering mechanism which...
Trucks, buses, passenger cars and off-highway vehicles program. Ball joints are the pivot between...
Truck program. Silent blocks are anti-vibration dampers that absorb load and reduce wear, tear and...
A Torque rod has a multi-functional role in the suspension part of the vehicle. It controls the...