GMP Friction Products to Attend American Wind Energy Association Windpower Conference Exhibit and Institute for Defense and Government Advancement Military Vehicles Exhibition and Conference

GMP Friction Products to Meet with Industry Leaders in Military and Wind Energy

Akron, OH May 31, 2012


GMP Friction Products, one of the leading manufacturers of powdered metal friction products for clutch plates and brake pads, will be attending the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) Windpower Conference Exhibit and the Institute for Defense and Government Advancement (IDGA) 4th Annual Military Vehicles Exhibition and Conference, where they will meet with industry leaders, gain industry insights and generate business leads.

"The AWEA and IDGA tradeshows will both offer us the ability for learning more about opportunities with private companies and public sector," said Jerry Lynch, president and COO of GMP Friction Products. "We're looking forward to meeting with potential customers that can benefit from our sintered friction products."

GMP Friction Products specializes in high quality sintered metallic friction engineering and high quality products. Their sintered metallic powdered mixes are custom and are known for their reliability. They supply brake and clutch products to military and wind energy markets for specialty applications. GMP Friction Products also serves the aerospace, agriculture, recreational motorsports, construction, and industrial markets.

The AWEA tradeshow takes place on June 3-6 in Atlanta, Georgia. The conference will be attended by leaders in the wind industry. Featured exhibitors are dedicated to supporting efforts in moving forward the wind energy industry and business development.

The IDGA tradeshow occurs on July 10-12 in Detroit, Michigan. The conference will focus on Allied International Buying Nations, Special Operations and Urban Vehicles, and RESET and Logistics.

About GMP Friction Products
Since 1929, GMP Friction Products has designed and manufactured brake pads and clutch plates for use in a variety of industrial and automotive applications. They provide friction material products to non-automotive industrial manufacturers such as off-road vehicles, construction, industrial equipment, aerospace, heavy truck, wind turbine and other specialty markets. GMP Friction Products is a privately-held woman-owned small business. As a world leader in sintered metallic friction materials, they specialize in working with clients to engineer and create customized parts in a range of materials for controlling, stopping, or transmitting power. For more information, call 330-633-1226 or visit their website at http://www.gmpfriction.com.

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