KIC Holdings Inc. has signed a long-term manufacturing agreement with Rockford Automated Machine (RAM) in Rockford IL. The two companies have joined forces to support the manufacturing and supply chain of the KIC brand of wheel end products that includes wheel hubs, brake drums, rotors, and cast spoke wheels.
KIC is moving a large portion of its manufacturing to RAM, which will serve as its machining, warehousing, and distribution partner. It will be using RAM's machining capacity as it transitions a majority of its manufacturing base to North America. RAM has established a 200,000-square-foot facility in Rockford that will serve as KIC's newest machining and distribution center.