GLOBAL LEADER IN BRAKE COMPONENTS

NUCAP is a privately owned company founded in August of 1994. At NUCAP, we take pride in bringing the market innovations for product performance and manufacturing efficiencies. As experts in cold form stamping for vehicle brake system components we are able to evaluate and improve current products to enhance safety, durability, performance, quality and cost.

NUCAP has grown from one operating location in Canada selling brake shoes to eight operating locations in four countries making backing plates, shims, piston cushion, hardware and electronic wear sensors.

NUCAP is proud to work with both Original Equipment and Aftermarket companies in the aviation, automotive, commercial vehicle, industrial, motorcycle and rail markets.

NUCAP Values

  • Growth through partnership
  • Leader in First to Market
  • Sole Provider in Solution Development / R&D / Testing
  • Leader in Marketing Partnerships
  • Leader in Supply Chain Logistics

NUCAP's Products Add Value

  • Improved Brake Safety
  • Improved Brake Durability
  • Enhanced Noise Reduction
  • Enhanced Product Differentiation
  • Reduced Manufacturing Cost
  • Reduced Warranty Cost

NUCAP's mission is to support our customers in the development of superior brake products that bring value beyond the commodity, delivering:

  • Improved performance at the wheel
  • Improved performance in the plant
  • Improved performance at the bottom line

History »

Learn more about NUCAP's history and timeline of all the design and manufacturing innovations in the brake industry.

Production »

At NUCAP we are prepared to meet any production needs of our brake industry clients, always maintaining top quality manufacturing from beginning to end.

Locations »

NUCAP - CANADA
  • Global Head Office
  • 2 state of the art Link Dynamometers, Corrosion Chamber, Shear Test
  • Shoe, Shim, OE Plate, AM Plate, Piston Cushion
NUCAP - USA
  • Caliper and attaching hardware, shims, levers, springs and wire forms
NUCAP - EUROPE
  • OE Plate, AM Plate, Shims, Electronic Wear Sensors
NUCAP - CHINA
  • Plates, shims and caliper hardware

News »

Safety concerns arise with increased use of cheap imported brakes

Safety concerns arise with increased use of cheap imported brakes
05/08/2015
Companies in the brake business are sounding the alarm about imported brake pads that they say represent a safety hazard. Brake pads made with cheap materials, imported from low-cost countries and installed on vehicles when the original equipment is worn out need to be subject to safety standards and regulated, senior executives in the brake industry say....
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Corporate Announcement - David Weichenberg Retirement
04/20/2015
David Weichenberg, President and Chief Executive Officer, has retired as President and CEO. David is one of the founding members of the NUCAP senior management team and has been with the company for over 20 years....
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Events Schedule»

NUCAP will be showcasing all the brake system solutions at Automechanika Frankfurt 2014

NUCAP will be showcasing all the brake system solutions at Automechanika Frankfurt 2014
09/03/2014
NUCAP will be showcasing all the brake system solutions at Automechanika Frankfurt 2014. Along with all the innovations, NUCAP's new product Grip Metal, will be displayed in products like the composite brake rotor, the engine graphite gasket and the reinforced engine cover....
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