Complete Assemblies

Great Lakes Friction Products has the in-house capability to supply your friction assemblies from start to finish.  GLFP's capabilities incllude but are not limited to: Bonding, Molding Stamping, Die Cutting, Machining, Grinding and Assembly.  GLFP has established relationships with several quality outside sources to enhance our capabilities.  Let Great Lakes Friction Products do the job for you!

Processing Customer-Supplied Materials

Great Lakes Friction Products recognizes the diverse concepts of inventory control and offers the service of processing customer-supplied materials. Whether it is Steel Carriers, Friction Linings, or all of the necessary compononets to complete your assembly, GLFP will process your order using your supplied components in an expeditious manner.

Assistance in Friction Material Selection

Great Lakes Friction Products' staff have over 70 years of combined experience in the friction material industry.  Allow us to use our knowledge and experience with non-asbestos friction materials to solve your friction related problems.

Application Testing

Ready, willing and able is the approach Great Lakes Friction Products takes when asked to perform application testing.  Today it is becomming increasingly difficult to find engineering and lab time to qualify materials.  We offer current and potential customers the opportunity for our staff to conduct performance testing of proposed materials on test units supplied by the customer.


Great Lakes Friction Products understands that samples are vital to securing new business and will make every effort to provide samples at a reasonable cost.  Our waterjet machine gives us the ability to make samples with very short lead times.