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TMDFriction Partnership

8 October 2021

We are delighted to announce a new club partnership with local company TMDFriction.


With over 135 years in the braking friction industry, they are among the world´s largest manufacturers of brake friction materials dealing with passenger cars, racing cars and commercial vehicles and they are based right in our town in the Oakesway Industrial Estate.


As well as occupying an in-stadium advertisement board,TMDFriction will be supporting the club with a package of player sponsorships, match sponsorship and matchday hospitality.


Tom Russell UK Operations Manager for TMD Friction added:



TMD Friction is proud to be sponsoring Hartlepool United Football Club. The club is cherished by the town and also many of our employees who live in Hartlepool and support the club. For us to be able to support the club, and the work it does in the community, whilst recognising the efforts of our own team by bringing many of them to the game over the course of the season is great. It’s a really exciting time to be a part of the buzz around the club.



Chief Operating Officer, Stephen Hobin, commented:



It is great to have TMD Friction on-board. We are always looking to partner with different companies that want to help the club and this one is especially important with TMDFriction based just around the corner. Tom has spoken abouthow many passionate Hartlepool fans they have within the business. It is great to start partnerships with local companies to not just help the football club grow but directly influence growth within the town.

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