|[December 03, 2013]
Lacks Chromtec® Technology on 2014 Toyota Highlander SUV
NOVI, Mich. --(Business Wire)--
Lacks Wheel Trim Systems LLC, a business unit of Lacks Enterprises,
Inc., announced today that all-new Chromtec® aluminum wheels and
matching chrome roof rack rails are featured on the 2014 Toyota
Highlander mid-size SUV truck. These wheels are a highly engineered,
lightweight, composite wheel technology that creates an extraordinarily
durable and high-performing chrome-clad aluminum wheel built for both
city driving and the harsh conditions in which light-duty trucks can
operate. Both the Chromtec® wheels and roof rack rails are provided in
the Lacks Enterprises, Inc. Iridium (News - Alert) chrome finish.
Lacks Chromtec(R) aluminum wheel featured on the 2014 Toyota Highlander mid-size SUV truck. (Photo: Business Wire)
The 2014 Toyota Highlander is one of Toyota's four market segment
leading mid-size SUV's and Highlander is considered the ultimate
mid-size crossover SUV; setting the standard for perormance and
appearance. "Lacks Enterprises is pleased to partner with Toyota in
offering our Chromtec® aluminum wheels and roof rack components on this
important vehicle launch," said Mike Dorney, director of New Business
Development, Lacks Wheel Trim Systems LLC. "Our Iridium chrome finishes
on the wheels and roof rack rails provide Toyota owners with a highly
engineered and beautiful solution complementing Highlander's strong
exterior styling lines."
Toyota (NYSE:TM) established operations in the United States in 1957 and
currently operates 10 manufacturing plants. There are more than 1,500
Toyota, Lexus and Scion dealerships in the United States, which sold
more than 2 million vehicles in 2012. Toyota directly employs over
31,000 in the United States and its investment here is currently valued
at more than $19.5 billion, including sales and manufacturing
operations, research and development, financial services and design.
Toyota's annual purchasing of parts, materials, goods and services from
U.S. suppliers totals over $27.5 billion.
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 Metalltec and Chromtec® wheels, Spinelle™
and Selective-Spinelle™ metal finish brands, offer customers industry
firsts in wheel design and finish flexibility. Its performance and
capabilities have earned Lacks Wheel Trim Systems loyal, long-term
relationships with such global partners as Audi, Mercedes-Benz, Toyota,
Nissan, Ford, Chrysler, General Motors (News - Alert) 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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