3M and Esys Automation recently were named Automotive News’ 2012 PACE Awards honor winners for their joint submission of the automated precision wheel balance system that installs adhesive, lead-free 3M™ Wheel Weights, which are available for sale in the aftermarket.
The PACE Awards honor superior innovation, technological advancement and business performance among automotive suppliers. This award is in its eighteenth year,
Together, the two companies helped to initiate a leap forward in tire and wheel assembly technology, dramatically improving the speed, quality and cost of the OEM high-speed process. The system reduces inventory and frees up valuable floor space.