Quarton Partners advises Century, Inc. in the sale of Century-3 Plus to Accuride Corporation

Tombstone Century Accuride 2015


Century, Inc. has sold the assets of Century-3 Plus, LLC to Accuride Corporation.  Quarton Partners acted as the exclusive investment banking advisor to Century, Inc. in this transaction.


Century-3 Plus has utilized internally developed patented technology to become a leader in advanced, aluminum based, selectively reinforced Metal Matrix Composites (“MMCs”) brake drums for the heavy truck and defense markets. The Subsidiary’s MMC aluminum brake drums provide a superior alternative to cast iron brake drums by offering significant weight reduction and improved performance. The light-weight technology can also be used to produce several components throughout a vehicle providing substantial weight savings.


Accuride Corporation, headquartered in Evansville, Indiana, is a leading supplier of components to the North American commercial vehicle industry. The company’s products include commercial vehicle wheels, wheel-end components and assemblies, and specialty cast-iron components for a range of agricultural, construction and mining, and oil and gas equipment applications.


Photo Greg McGowan

Greg S.

Managing Director
Mergers & Acquisitions, Cowen

+1 248 9884 525

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André A.

Vice Chairman
Investment Banking, Cowen

+1 248 9884 519

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