Our Company’s Mission:

Continuous improvement in world-class quality with a commitment to fully support the industries we serve.

To accomplish our mission, Indian Head Industries and MGM Brakes are committed to:

The continuous improvement of our position as a leading worldwide supplier to the heavy-duty commercial vehicle industry, with emphasis on quality, safety, environmental care and satisfying customer expectations at competitive prices.

Meeting the challenges by always striving for: world-class quality ratings, advanced product engineering, CAD/CAM 3D design, materials technology, thorough engineering testing, outstanding customer service and cost competitiveness.

Enhancing our financial stability to promote a long-term view of the future, thus assuring our customers that they can rely on our determination to "stay the course". 


MGM Brakes Quality Policy 

It is MGM Brakes policy to design, manufacture, and market products that consistently meet customer expectations for quality, performance, delivery, service, product safety, and value.

A Quality Management System is in place and a strategic plan has been executed to support this commitment to our customers.

A framework for setting quality objectives and continually improving upon them has been established and implemented.


We are proud to say that MGM Brakes has demonstrated its Quality Management System and is registered to ISO 9001:2015 for its Charlotte headquarters and both manufacturing plants in Murphy, North Carolina and Cloverdale, California. Please view the certificates below for all locations.


To download a PDF of the certificates, please click on the link below:

ISO 9001:2015 - Charlotte, North Carolina Corporate Headquarters
ISO 9001:2015 - Murphy, North Carolina Manufacturing Plant
ISO 9001:2015 - Cloverdale, California Manufacturing Plant



MGM Brakes recognizes that responsible environmental management is in the best interest of the company, the community and for the protection of the environment. MGM Brakes is therefore committed to following sound environmental management practices.

We will pursue opportunities for continual improvement and prevention of pollution.

We will comply with all applicable environmental laws, government regulations and other legal environmental requirements. MGM Brakes will commit all necessary resources to fulfill our compliance obligations.

We will develop systems to ensure that internal standards and systems related to environmental management are followed.

We will identify and assess significant environmental impacts and continually strive to properly manage them.

We will communicate to our employees, those working on our behalf, visitors and other interested parties this Environmental Policy, so that they will have knowledge of appropriate environmental management practices when on our property.



We are proud to say that Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. (UL) issued the following certificates to MGM Brakes, Charlotte, North Carolina, MGM Brakes - Murphy, North Carolina and MGM Brakes - Cloverdale, California:



ISO 14001:2004 for the following scope of registration: 

The environmental management system registration is included in UL's Directory of Registered Firms and applies the operations of the following addresses shown above. By issuance of this certificate the firm represents that it will maintain its registration in accordance with the applicable requirements. This certificate is not transferable and remains the property of Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.®


To download a pdf of the certificates, please click on the link below:

ISO 14001:2015 - Charlotte, North Carolina Corp. Headquarters 
ISO 14001:2015 - Murphy, North Carolina Manufacturing Plant 
ISO 14001:2015 - Cloverdale, California Manufacturing Plant 



reach-250px copy.jpgWe are proud to say that MGM Brakes meets REACH Regulation Standards on all products we manufacture in Murphy, North Carolina and Cloverdale, California.



REACH Regulation:

REACH is a new European Community Regulation on chemicals and their safe use (Regulation EC N. 1907/2006). It deals with the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemical substances. The new law entered into force on 1-June-2007. REACH places greater responsibility on industry to manage the risks that chemicals may pose to the health and the environment.


MGM Brakes REACH Compliance Statement:

MGM Brakes, based in North America, designs and manufactures brakes actuators for the commercial vehicle industry.

Our products (or Articles) supplied a). do not contain substances that are intended to be released, b). contain no substance that could be included in the candidate list for authorization, c). even if such substance is present, it would be in such a trace amount that it will not be above a concentration of  0.1% weight by weight, and d). the total annual amount of such substance will not be over 1 tonne.

MGM Brakes is therefore not required to pre-register/register or notify in accordance to Article 7 of the REACH regulation.

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