Braking USA Sold
November 2, 2004
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Motion Pro, Inc. has sold its 49% interest in Braking USA back to Braking International, which was itself recently purchased by Sunstar Logistics of Singapore. The complete acquisition of Braking USA consolidates the ownership of the Braking group by Sunstar.
Braking invented the Wave rotor design and produces a full line of rotors, calipers and brake pads for the powersports market. Motion Pro specializes in control cables, levers, tools, throttles and accessories.
The Sunstar group has a manufacturing and sales company in the U.S. called Sunnex, Inc. On Oct. 29, Braking International moved Braking USA’s operations from the Motion Pro headquarters in San Carlos, Calif., to the Sunnex facility in Franklin, Ohio.
Motion Pro distributes through Bell Industries, Custom Chrome, Flanders Company, Hap Jones, KK Motorcycle Supply, K&L Supply, Lockhart Phillips USA, Marshall Distributing, Mid-USA Cycle, Midwest Motorcycle Supply, Nichol's Motorcycle Supply, Parts Unlimited, Southern Motorcycle Supply, Tucker Rocky and White Brothers. Sunnex officials told Powersports Business no changes will be made to product distribution.