Monday, September 23, 2013

CNBC coverage of Lacks Composite Wheel on redesigned Audi A8

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Lacks Wheel Trim Systems LLC, a business unit of Lacks Enterprises, Inc., announced today at the Frankfurt Motor Show that its new lightweight composite wheel systems are featured on the redesigned 2015 Audi A8. These wheels utilize the Lacks proprietary lightweight, highly-engineered composite technology that creates a beautiful, extraordinarily durable, fuel efficient and high-performing wheel built for both city and highway driving. These lightweight wheels designated by Audi as “Aluminum Technology Wheels” are provided in the Lacks Spinelle™ and Iridium™ finishes with an additional soft metallic complementary finish accent.
The A8 is Audi’s flagship passenger car, combining elegance, luxury and high performance into the segment-leading designs that characterize Audi vehicles. “Lacks is pleased to partner with Audi in offering our lightweight composite wheel technology on this important vehicle,” said Mike Dorney, Director of Global Business Development, Lacks Wheel Trim Systems LLC. “Our Iridium™ finishes on the wheels provide Audi owners with a highly engineered and beautiful solution that complements the A8’s class-defining exterior styling lines.”

About Lacks Wheel Trim Systems LLC
Lacks Wheel Trim Systems LLC, a distinct business unit of Lacks Enterprises, Inc., is a full-service supplier of automotive wheel components and systems. Its composite wheel technologies, featuring eVOLVE™ lightweight aero designs and Spinelle™ metal finish brands, offer customers industry firsts in wheel design, fuel efficiency and finish flexibility. Its performance and capabilities have earned loyal, long-term relationships with such global partners as Audi, Mercedes-Benz, Toyota, Nissan, Ford, Chrysler, General Motors and Volkswagen.

About Lacks Enterprises, Inc.
Lacks Enterprises, Inc. was formed in 1961. The company has grown to become a technology leader worldwide with a diversified operation providing complete turnkey solutions that rely on decades of experience in thermoplastic design, injection molding, plating, painting, assembly, logistics and supply chain management. Lacks also provides global export and distribution capabilities.

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