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OUR INTERNATIONAL LOCATIONS

LINK Engineering has locations all around the world. Interested in learning more about what LINK Engineering can do for you? Contact us today online or by phone. We’ll be here to answer any questions you may have, customize solutions for you, and provide engineering support.

United States Locations

Corporate Headquarters
Link Group’s corporate office is located in Plymouth, Michigan, USA. This facility oversees the business operations of all Link Group companies, including Link Engineering Company, Tescor, and Link Industries.

Link Group | Corporate

+1 734.453.0800
41100 Plymouth Road, Suite 300
Plymouth, MI 48170, USA

Plymouth, MI
Link Engineering Company has established our largest design & manufacturing facility in Plymouth, Michigan, USA. This location not only facilitates our manufacturing operations, but is also where we operate sales, engineering, and support.

Design & Manufacturing | Sales | Support

+1 734.453.0800
43855 Plymouth Oaks Boulevard
Plymouth, Michigan 48170, USA

Dearborn, MI
The Dearborn Technical Center is LINK’s largest testing laboratory. The facility is located in Dearborn, Michigan, USA, and has been in operation since 2011. The test facility serves as LINK’s technical headquarters and supports LINK test operations throughout the world.

Laboratory Testing | Vehicle Testing | Proving Ground | Sales

Facility Capabilities:

  • Servo-hydraulic Test Laboratory
  • NVH Brake Dynamometers
  • Commercial Vehicle Dynamometers
  • Hub, Wheel, and Bearing Test Systems
  • Vehicle Lifts for Vehicle Instrumentation and Testing
  • Secure Vehicle Storage
  • Chemical Testing Laboratory
  • Brake Emissions Testing

+1 313.625.4000
401 Southfield Road
Dearborn, Michigan 48120, USA

Livonia, MI
Link Engineering Company established a dedicated fabrication shop in Livonia, Michigan, USA, to support the manufacturing operations at LINK.

Design & Manufacturing | Sales | Support

Heavy Metal – Raw Material Fabrication

+1 734.453.0800
13865 Otterson Ct
Livonia, MI 48150, USA

Detroit, MI
LINK Testing Laboratories was founded in Detroit, Michigan, USA, as a means to offer independent testing services at the automotive component level. This facility has been further developed into an extensive laboratory testing facility.

Laboratory Testing

Laboratory Testing Capabilities

  • Brake Systems
  • Transmissions
  • Wheel & Hubs
  • Automotive Components

+1 313.933.4900
13840 Elmira Street
Detroit, Michigan 48227, USA

Ottawa Lake, MI
LINK has an exclusive partnership with Michigan Technical Resource Park (MITRP), a fully independent vehicle testing facility and test track located in Ottawa Lake, Michigan, USA. MITRP is a leading independent automotive proving ground, providing various on-road and off-road tracks that test fuel economy, structural durability, steering, brakes, driveline, tires, and more.

MITRP Proving Ground | Design & Manufacturing | Sales | Support

Facility Capabilities:

  • Off road courses
  • On road courses
  • Actuator design & repair services
  • Vehicle instrumentation & private garage

+1 734.387.1000
8000 Yankee Road #105
Ottawa Lake, Michigan 49267, USA

East Liberty, OH
LINK provides test capabilities for commercial, fleet, and specialty vehicles, as well as end of line brake evaluation systems through our LINK Ohio division.

Vehicle Testing | Sales | Support

Testing Capabilities:

  • CV Brake Testing
  • Laboratory Testing
  • Proving Ground Testing
  • Oh-Highway Testing

+1 937.666.5006
3143 County Road 154
East Liberty, Ohio 43319, USA

Wittmann, AZ

Link Engineering Company’s test track operations in Arizona forms part of our North American Vehicle Test Operations.

Vehicle Testing | Proving Ground | Engineering Services | Sales | Support

Proving Ground Capabilities:

  • Oval Track
  • Straightaway
  • 20 Acre Vehicle Dynamics Area
  • 12 Acre Wet Dynamics Pad
  • Steering and Handling Road
  • Ride Roads
  • ISO Certified Pass-By Sound Site
  • Various Grades
  • Structural Test Surfaces

+1 623.505.9250
20715 West Happy Valley Road
Wittmann, Arizona 85361, USA

Vehicle Testing | Proving Ground | Engineering Services | Sales | Support

Indian River, MI
Link Industries, a Link Group Company

Link Industries is the hallmark of cutting tool quality for centerdrills, combination drills, and countersinks. We employ automation and advanced technology to optimize our products and conserve costs. Our wide variety of tip forms are designed to suit each application with optimal hole contour. In addition, we also manufacture a wide range of custom high-speed drills.

Design & Manufacture Cutting Tools| Engineering Services| Sales | Support

+1 734.387.1000
Toll-Free: (800) 626-9460
Phone: (231) 238-9012
Fax: (231) 238-7202

2208 South Straits Highway
Indian River, MI 49749, USA

Warminster, PA
Tescor, a Link Group Company

Link Engineering Company’s refrigeration/HVAC facility provides specialty climatic testing and control systems to the Automotive, HVAC, Pharmaceutical, and Life Sciences industries.

Design & Manufacture| Engineering Services| Sales | Support

Climatic Testing & Control Systems

+1 215.957.9112
341 Ivyland Road
Warminster, PA 18974, USA

International Locations

Limburg, Germany
Link Europe GmbH

LINK has provided Limburg with extensive laboratory and vehicle testing since 2012, satisfying all of our customers’ testing needs by implementing a laboratory that is fully outfitted with the latest testing equipment. LINK is currently constructing a new facility in Limburg to expand on our capabilities and support to the local region.

Laboratory Testing | Vehicle Testing | Sales | Support

Facility Capabilities:

  • Laboratory and Vehicle Testing
  • Reporting Templates
  • Vehicle Instrumentation
  • Script Development

+49 6431.90888.10
Am Fleckenberg 10
65549 Limburg, Germany

Magenta, Italy
Link Italy S.R.L.

LINK’s test laboratory in Magenta, Italy, has the latest testing laboratory equipment for NVH testing, performance, wear, and other customized solutions. Since 2016, the team has specialized in precision testing equipment, consulting, design, installation, and support for both standard and personalized products.

Laboratory Testing | Vehicle Testing | Sales | Support

Facility Capabilities:

  • Reporting Templates
  • Vehicle Instrumentation
  • Script Development
  • Part Fixturing

+39 02.99247065
Via Pacinotti, 63
I-20013 Magenta (MI) Italy

Mojácar, Spain
Link Europe GmbH

With a growing demand for LINK vehicle testing services in Spain, LINK established vehicle testing teams and local support in Mojácar in 2019. As part of LINK’s growth in the European region, testing solutions in Spain also include vehicle set up, parts measurements and fixturing, test execution, reporting, and equipment and transducer rental.

Vehicle Testing

Vehicle Testing Capabilities:

  • On-Highway Vehicle Testing
  • Script Development
  • Fixturing
  • Report Templates

+34.669.007.542
Paradores Mojácar – Local 2 – Paseo del Mediterráneo 339, 04638, Mojácar, Spain

Chennai, India
LINK’s partnership with Adams Technologies and Engineering Products began 10 years ago, after being present in India for more than 40 years. With the help of Adams Technologies and Engineering Products, LINK has elevated our support options to better serve our customers in India. 

Sales | Support

+91 44.28173711
27, Lakshmanan Street, Mahalingapuram,
Chennai 600034 India

Huangshan, China
Link Transportation Testing Technology (Shanghai) Co. Ltd

The LINK Huangshan Vehicle Testing Center, located in Huangshan Economic Development District, is designed to provide all the resources you need for comprehensive vehicle testing. LINK Huangshan is also building an updated environmental chamber, which will bring an even greater range of vehicle testing options. These features make LINK Huangshan the ideal place for your brake testing. If your needs are anywhere within China or Asia, LINK can provide a vehicle test solution.

Vehicle Testing

Facility Capabilities:

  • Part Fixturing
  • Confidential Workshop
  • EV – Quick Charger Stations
  • Test Slopes
  • Wheel Alignment and Tire Balancing
  • Local Traffic Routes Through Huangshan Mountains

+86 21.5916.5656
Yang Hu Dong Lu, Tunxi Qu
Huangshan Shi, Anhui Sheng, China, 245000

Shanghai, China
Link Transportation Testing Technology (Shanghai) Co. Ltd

Our local Shanghai capability is reinforced by LINK’s global customer support network, which offers a multitude of services such as preventative maintenance, replacement parts, ISO 17025-certified calibrations, and machine service.

Laboratory Testing | Vehicle Testing | Sales | Support

Facility Testing Capabilities:

  • Brakes
  • Wheels
  • Hubs
  • Component Testing

+86 21.5916.5656
778 Zhaoxian Road
Jiading District, Shanghai, China

Seoul, Korea
In partnership with SE Systems, LINK established Link Testing Lab Korea to provide local testing, sales, and support to the local Korean market.

Laboratory Testing | Sales | Support

Testing Capabilities:

  • Brakes
  • Component Testing

+82 31.761.8288
394, Docheokwit-ro, Docheok-myeon
Gwangju-si, Gyeonggi-do, 464-881 Rep. of Korea

Tokyo, Japan
Link Japan合同会社

LINK established a sales and support facility in Tokyo, Japan, to provide local resources for our Japanese customers.

Sales | Support

+81 3.6450.4905
Takanawa Grand Heights 202
14-14 Takanawa 2-chome, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan 108-0074

Mexico City, Mexico
LINK established an office in Mexico City to support our growing customer base in the Latin American market. The office provides strong, personal connections to meet the needs of our local customers.

Sales | Support

+52.55.5664.2264
Mexico City, Mexico

Sorocaba, Brazil
Link Equipamentos E Sercicos DeTestes

With the opening of the facility 15 years ago, LINK Brazil became a frontrunner in the local market. After adding a testing laboratory in 2010, LINK Brazil is known for their state-of-the-art equipment, data acquisition, expert personnel, quality certifications, machines calibration, machines maintenance, and much more.

Laboratory Testing | Vehicle Testing | Sales | Support

Facility Capabilities:

  • INMETRO Certification
  • Brake Testing
  • Hub Testing

+55 15.3416.0601
Avenida Jaragua, 89 (Setor L)
Bairro Aparecida, Sorocaba, SP, Brazil, CEP 18087-380

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Brakes

Type of TestTest HighlightsEquipment UsedExample Procedures
Chemical TestingMeasurement of copper, asbestos and other elements in brake friction materialsICP-OES / PLMJ2975
Materials TestingPhysical properties including quality control for friction, wear, compressive strain, shear strength, corrosion resistance, swell and growthChase Machine / Compressibility Machine/ Shear Machine / Corrosion Chamber / Environmental Chamber / OvenJ661, ISO 6310, ISO 6311, ISO 6312, ABNT NBR 9301, ABNT NBR 5505, ABNT NBR 5537, ASTM B117
Frequency ResponseComponent Frequency ResponseLaser Vibrometer Test StandSAE J2933, J3001, J2598, L-4375
Structural Fatigue and
Durability
Breaking strength, cyclic fatigueServo Hydraulics, Torque FlexJ2995, C419, C441, GMW18022
Caliper FingerprintingCaliper characteristics such as knockback, rollback, fluid displacement, deflection...Caliper Test Bench / Brake DynamometerL-4177, PF.90257
Brake Drag and DTVResidual drag, disc thickness variation, brake feel and vehicle fuel mileageOff Brake Drag Stand / Brake DynamometerJ2923, GMW14926, GMW14351, PF.90257, L-13080
PerformanceHydraulic, air and electric brakes, friction levels, stopping distance, corrosion, cleanability, brake torque variation, rotor cracking, regulation, stability control, coastdownBrake Dynamometer, Model 4000 DASJ2784, J2928 IS026867, GMW14985, PF.90210, PF.90244, L-405, FMVSS 121, FMVSS 122, FMVSS 105, FMVSS 135, FMVSS 126, FMVSS 136, ECE R13H, AMS
WearRotor wear, drum wear, lining wear, DTV, durability, city traffic, suburban trafficBrake Dynamometer, Model 4000 DASJ2707, USCT, L-423, PF.90244, Los Angeles, Detroit, Phoenix, Birmingham, Marquette
NVHBrake squeal during drag and decel events at different temperatures, pressure and torque levelsNVH Brake DynamometerJ2521, L420, 1430, GMW17427, PF. 90244
Brake EmissionsBrake dust particle size, count, concentration and massBrake DynamometerWLTP, CARB, Duty cycle

Hubs/Bearings

Type of TestTest HighlightsEquipment UsedExample Procedures
Wheel BearingWater intrusion and durability when exposed to mud and saltBearing Test StandLINK Hub and Bearing, GMW16306, GMW16310
Passenger car, sport/performance and open bed vehicle wheel bearing spallingBearing Test StandGMW16311, GMW16308, GMW16309
Brinelling resistance validates long-term reliability/durabilityBearing Test StandGMW16305
Rotary fatigue lifeRotary Fatigue MachineGMW16325
Wheel HubRotary bending fatigue life characteristicsRotary Fatigue MachineGMW14249
Hub/BearingEvaluate hub and bearing performance, durability, seals and NVH when exposed to extreme environmental effects such as temperature and mud/salt solutionBearing Test Stand/Rotary FatigueTIP-000037A, LINK Hub and Bearing, SAE J1095, LINK Impact
Hub FatigueHub fatigue using biaxial loadingBiaxial Test StandSAE J2562

Wheels

Type of TestTest HighlightsEquipment UsedExample Procedures
ChemicalEvaluates filiform corrosion on painted aluminum wheels and painted aluminum trimICP-OESASTM E3061
Wheel Corrosion and CoatingsEvaluates filiform corrosion, tape adhesion, degree of rusting on painted aluminum wheels and painted aluminum trimCorrosion ChamberSAE J2635, ASTM B368, ISO 9227,
ISO 2409, ASTM D3599,
ABNT NBR 11003, ASTM D610,
ASTM D1654
Wheel FatigueLoad simulation test of aluminum alloy wheelsBiaxialBMW QV36026, SAE J2562, FORD
L-307, GMW14340
Dynamic Cornering Fatigue and Dynamic Radial Fatigue - Steel wheelsEccentric Mass and RadialABNT NBR 6750
Rotational fatigue, Radial load fatigue and biaxial load fatigue of steel and aluminum wheelsEccentric Mass, Radial and BiaxialABNT NBR 6751
Dynamic Cornering Fatigue and Dynamic Radial Fatigue and Impact resistance of temporary use and normal highway use aluminum wheelsEccentric Mass, Radial and Drop TestABNT NBR 6752
Wheel Radial FatigueRadialGMW14909
Wheel ImpactWheel Inboard Rim Flange Vertical ImpactDrop TestGMW15321
Wheel radial impactDrop TestCETP 04.04-L300
Wheel Lateral ImpactDrop TestGMW14910, SAE J175
Wheel StiffnessFrequency Response Function (FRF)Frequency ResponseGMW14876
Deformation of the wheelServo HydraulicsJ2315
Center cap heat
resistance
Center Cap deformation under elevated temperature conditionsBench TestBrake Heat Center Cap

Tires

Type of TestTest HighlightsEquipment UsedExample Procedures
Parking ForcesAllows proper sizing of power steering componentsForce and MotionLINK Parking Forces
Tire FootprintDetermines the contact patch geometryForce and MotionTire Footprint
Tire Modeling
Determine tire inertia which is then used Ftire and other models and simulationsInertia MachineLINK Tire Inertial Properties
On-center parking effort test for Ftire inputForce and MotionSWP
Determine static stiffness (X, Y, Z, Alpha) for Ftire inputStatic Stiffness MachineSAE Static Stiffness
Determine how the tire envelopes an obstacleCleat MachineJ2731
Measure the forces and moments generated at a high frequency response spindle when the tire impacts a cleatCleat MachineJ2730
Braking and Cornering PerformanceDetermine the straight line braking performance of a tireForce and MotionJ2673
Determine the free rolling cornering properties of a tireForce and MotionSAE TIME, J1987, SWP
Measure the combined cornering and braking performance of a tireForce and MotionJ2675
Tire StiffnessMeasure rolling vertical stiffness of a tire at speedRolling Vertical Stiffness
Rolling ResistanceMeasure tire rolling resistance using a drumForce and Motion, Rolling ResistanceJ1269, J2452
Tire WearAssess tire wear in the labForce and MotionLINK Wear Test
Tire NVHTest tire sizzle, cornering noise, pass-by noise, steering wheel dither, freeze crack impacts, high speed uniformity and imbalance sensitivityForce and Motion, Dynamometer, Model 4000 DASNoise, Vibration, Harshness