WORDS FROM OUR CEOS
DIPOSTEL based in Saint-Aunès (France) with offices in Tres Cantos – Madrid (Spain) and Herne (Germany), and MBM Industry & Rail Tech, based in Purkersdorf (Austria) established a strategic partnership to promote their Friction Management solutions for the rail industry via two 100% European entities: DIFACTO Austria and DIFACTO France. Under the terms of the agreement, DIFACTO Austria will develop and manufacture solid stick products (consumables) and other Friction Management products with DIFACTO France having exclusive sales and distribution responsibility for all Friction Management products and related hardware, including µSTICK® Solid Stick solution technology.
DIPOSTEL and MBM, two leading supply rail businesses, are recognized for their expertise in the friction management field, and their innovative solutions for the optimization of the friction coefficient at the wheel/rail interface. Between the combined good offices, wholly owned companies and subsidiaries of DIPOSTEL and MBM, and our agents, we have a combined years of experience at all level within the Friction Management (FM) marketing and expertise of more than two hundred years. We are not a new company to this specialized field of FM.
Paolo DI NATALE
Words from our CEOs
“DIFACTO was created to combine decades of experience and knowledge of two European friction management experts in a joint venture of global scale. The railway system in its essence, is defined by the friction level at the wheel/rail contact. Consequently, wheel/rail friction technology and application is the focus of our work. DIFACTO offers friction management expertise and products to customers around the globe. It is our goal to play an important and leading role in making our railways a safe, quiet, and economic mode of transport for our future.”