GMP Friction Products to Attend American Wind Energy Association 2013 Windpower Exhibition and Conference

Representatives from the Friction Parts Manufacturer Set to Network with Industry Leaders and Gain Insight into Further Developing Wind Energy Program.

Akron, OH, April 17, 2013 --( GMP Friction Products, a leading manufacturer of clutch plate friction materials and brake pads, will attend the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) 2013 Windpower Conference and Exhibition, in Chicago, Illinois.

“The wind energy industry has a great potential to grow exponentially,” said Jerry Lynch, President and COO of GMP Friction Products. “The AWEA Exhibition and Conference will offer our representatives a chance to network with industry leaders and focus on further developing products for wind energy industry. We’re looking forward to the event and exploring how our high quality products will benefit the industry.”

This year’s conference is dedicated to providing networking opportunities, while offering educational programs on developing the wind industry and strengthening the economy through the energy market. Attendants will be presented with the wind energy industry’s top of the line products, services and solutions.

GMP representatives will network with industry leaders and further develop existing professional contacts. They will interact with manufacturers, developers, contractors, researchers, consultants, and financiers.

“As an industry leader in brake pads and clutch plate friction materials,” said Lynch, “We value environmental responsibility and are excited to offer our high quality products to an effort that has potential to strengthen the economy through green initiatives.”

The 2013 AWEA Windpower Conference and Exhibition will be held in Chicago, Illinois at the McCormick Place Convention Center. Exhibitors and attendees will gather for three days, on May 6 through May 8.

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
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