|Headquarters||Santa Fe Springs, California, United States|
Number of employees
- Accuride Corporation (Indiana), an unrelated company, is a manufacturer of vehicle wheels.
Accuride is a well-known maker of drawer slides among woodworkers, and is particularly known for its full-extension slides. Accuride holds dozens of patents in drawer slide technology. The company's slide products are found in furniture and cabinetry, major appliances, electronic enclosures, automobiles and utility vehicles, and industrial equipment and machinery.
Accuride has about 1,000,000 square feet of manufacturing space in China, Germany, Japan, Mexico, the UK, and the US. Its manufacturing plant in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States closed in 2001.
- "DRAWER SLIDES". Wood & Wood Products. 2001-02-01. Retrieved 2008-03-17.
- Information at Hoover's
- Clayton DeKorne, Trim Carpentry and Built-Ins, Taunton Press, 2002, p. 156
Charles R. Self, Cabinets and Countertops, McGraw-Hill Professional, 2000, p. 308
- Almost 60 patents are assigned to Accuride International, see Google Patent Search
- Accuride International web site
- Accuride Web site, OEM Direct » Manufacturing
- "ACCURIDE TO CLOSE, LAY OFF 150-200". The Charlotte Observer. 2001-03-13. Retrieved 2008-03-17.
- Accuride Web site, History