Hawk Performance Company History
Carlisle Brake & Friction (CBF) is a leading solutions provider for high performance and severe duty brake, clutch and transmission applications to OEM and aftermarket customers in the mining, construction, military, motorsports, renewable energy, industrial and aerospace markets. CBF’s brands, which include Hawk Performance Group, Wellman Products Group, Carlisle Industrial Brake & Friction, Japan Power Brake, VelveTouch, Cragar, Black Rock, Unique and Field Pro, offer a diverse range of the most highly engineered braking and friction products available today.
With over 2,000 employees and 11 manufacturing facilities in the U.S., U.K., Italy, China, Japan and Canada, CBF serves over 100 leading original equipment manufacturers in 55 countries. CBF is the right choice for your new brake or friction design, no matter where you are in the world or what you want to be.