American Chrome Company

American Chrome Company Since 1983, ACC has built a solid reputation in the heavy truck, automotive and recreational vehicle industries. Website: http://www.americanchrome.com/

American Chrome Company is proud to provide premium quality OEM grade heavy truck accessories for over 25+ years. American Chrome Company has worked hard towards becoming a recognized leader in supplying the heavy- and light-duty truck and RV industries. Quality is not just a word we use, it is the defining difference in how American Chrome manufactures our products and why our customers have made

American Chrome Company is proud to provide premium quality OEM grade heavy truck accessories for over 25+ years. American Chrome Company has worked hard towards becoming a recognized leader in supplying the heavy- and light-duty truck and RV industries. Quality is not just a word we use, it is the defining difference in how American Chrome manufactures our products and why our customers have made

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We remember the selfless sacrifice of those who gave all to ensure our great country's freedom. We are forever grateful....
05/31/2021

We remember the selfless sacrifice of those who gave all to ensure our great country's freedom. We are forever grateful. Happy Memorial Day from ACC.

We remember the selfless sacrifice of those who gave all to ensure our great country's freedom. We are forever grateful. Happy Memorial Day from ACC.

Product highlight: Anti-Sail Bracket • Finished in our Super Premium Chrome for a long-lasting shine.• Designed to resis...
05/26/2021

Product highlight: Anti-Sail Bracket
• Finished in our Super Premium Chrome for a long-lasting shine.
• Designed to resist rust and corrosion.
• Lightweight, yet sturdy, design keeps mud flaps straight while vehicle is in motion.
• Fits 24-inch-wide mud flaps, and works best with 21-inch and taller mud flaps.
• One-year warranty on materials and workmanship

Click the link to learn more, or call 630-685-2200 to place an order today!
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Product highlight: Anti-Sail Bracket
• Finished in our Super Premium Chrome for a long-lasting shine.
• Designed to resist rust and corrosion.
• Lightweight, yet sturdy, design keeps mud flaps straight while vehicle is in motion.
• Fits 24-inch-wide mud flaps, and works best with 21-inch and taller mud flaps.
• One-year warranty on materials and workmanship

Click the link to learn more, or call 630-685-2200 to place an order today!
https://buff.ly/3f2JNIc

Not all environmental efforts consist of fancy technology. Nearly 100 bags of litter later, this driver is making a diff...
05/21/2021
Idaho trucker works to keep interstate clean along daily route | TheTrucker.com

Not all environmental efforts consist of fancy technology. Nearly 100 bags of litter later, this driver is making a difference by keeping trash off an Idaho highway!

KOOTENAI, Idaho — A long-haul driver who goes by “Trucker Matt” has taken it upon himself to clean a stretch of Interstate 90 when his travels take him

What chemicals should be used to disinfect truck cabs for COVID-19? Should the same chemical be used on all parts? How l...
05/19/2021
Cleaning truck cabs in the age of COVID

What chemicals should be used to disinfect truck cabs for COVID-19? Should the same chemical be used on all parts? How long does it need to sit to be effective?

From bleach to bi-polar ionization, there isn’t one best solution to cleaning truck cabs and combatting COVID-19. But there are good practices fleets can use to keep drivers and other staff safe.

May is National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. As more motorcyclists take to the roads, help keep drivers safe by re...
05/13/2021
Fleets be Forewarned: More Motorcyclists on Roads

May is National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. As more motorcyclists take to the roads, help keep drivers safe by reminding them of safety practices.

May is national Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month — the ideal time for fleet managers to remind drivers of best safety practices.

Product highlight: Five- Spoke ABS Front and Rear Axle Cover Kit• Super high-shine, durable and light weight• Removable ...
05/12/2021

Product highlight: Five- Spoke ABS Front and Rear Axle Cover Kit
• Super high-shine, durable and light weight
• Removable cap allows access to the assembly without the need to remove the entire axle cover kit.
• Fits all 11.25” bolt circle wheels with 33mm lug nuts.
• Threaded nut covers (included) allow secure fit of assembly onto studs.
• Guaranteed for one full year against product defects, material and workmanship.

Front cover: https://buff.ly/3f8kl2I
Back cover: https://buff.ly/3bifStf

Product highlight: Five- Spoke ABS Front and Rear Axle Cover Kit
• Super high-shine, durable and light weight
• Removable cap allows access to the assembly without the need to remove the entire axle cover kit.
• Fits all 11.25” bolt circle wheels with 33mm lug nuts.
• Threaded nut covers (included) allow secure fit of assembly onto studs.
• Guaranteed for one full year against product defects, material and workmanship.

Front cover: https://buff.ly/3f8kl2I
Back cover: https://buff.ly/3bifStf

How do you pass on the wealth of knowledge from tenured employees to the up-and-coming leaders? Use these three tips to ...
05/11/2021
How to Develop the Next Generation of Fleet Leaders

How do you pass on the wealth of knowledge from tenured employees to the up-and-coming leaders? Use these three tips to develop the next generation.

Four trucking industry leaders give tips on how to overcome the challenges they've faced in developing the next generation of leaders.

Let's give moms the love and gratitude they deserve today and every day. The world wouldn't be the same without them! Ha...
05/09/2021

Let's give moms the love and gratitude they deserve today and every day. The world wouldn't be the same without them! Happy Mother's Day!

Let's give moms the love and gratitude they deserve today and every day. The world wouldn't be the same without them! Happy Mother's Day!

Trades are all the rage! Be sure to connect with your local tech training facilities to reach the best tech candidates.
05/05/2021
How to build a technician pipeline with school programs

Trades are all the rage! Be sure to connect with your local tech training facilities to reach the best tech candidates.

Creating a heavy-duty technician pipeline can be rewarding as long as service providers are willing to put in the time up front. Learn more about it on TPS.

05/04/2021

Are you prepared for Roadcheck 2021? How long will disruption last in the supply chain? What does a bipartisan approach to infrastructure look like? Read this and more in this week's ACC Connect News! Click HERE > https://buff.ly/3xJoEKr

This year's International Roadcheck begins today and will go through Thursday, May 6. Inspections will focus on vehicle ...
05/04/2021
International Roadcheck Set for May 4-6 with Emphasis on Lighting and Hours of Service

This year's International Roadcheck begins today and will go through Thursday, May 6. Inspections will focus on vehicle lighting and hours-of-service compliance.

CVSA set May 4-6 as the dates for this year’s International Roadcheck. Over that 72-hour period, commercial motor vehicle inspectors in jurisdictions throughout Canada, Mexico and the U.S.

With the rise of battery-electric commercial vehicles, comes the need for technician training. Volvo and Mack Trucks are...
05/03/2021
Volvo, Mack to Open Electric Vehicle Training Center

With the rise of battery-electric commercial vehicles, comes the need for technician training. Volvo and Mack Trucks are pioneering the way in these efforts!

To support customers in the western U.S. and Canada, as well as training efforts for electric vehicles, Volvo and Mack Trucks are opening a state-of-the-art training facility in Hayward, California.

This is a good one for the history buffs! We've come a long way!
04/28/2021
History of the First Truck: 1896

This is a good one for the history buffs! We've come a long way!

The first truck in the world looked like a cart with an engine and without a drawbar. The engine, called 'Phoenix', was a four-horsepower-strong two-cylinder engine located at the rear.

From human trafficking prevention, safety advocacy and community outreach, these three finalists exemplify leadership, a...
04/26/2021
Women In Trucking Association Announces 2021 Driver of the Year Finalists

From human trafficking prevention, safety advocacy and community outreach, these three finalists exemplify leadership, and we congratulate them on their recognition!

The Women In Trucking Association (WIT) announces the three finalists for the 2021 Driver of the Year award sponsored by Walmart Transportation.

Product highlight: ABS Nut Cover* ABS nut covers are molded from a high-strength plastic. The material offers extreme du...
04/23/2021

Product highlight: ABS Nut Cover
* ABS nut covers are molded from a high-strength plastic. The material offers extreme durability and resistance to the elements and is impervious to rust corrosion.
* 33mm nut cover to fit lug nuts on hub-piloted wheels.
* Push on application for shorter studs.
Click the link to view product, and call 630-685-2200 to place orders!
https://buff.ly/3aj00pP

Product highlight: ABS Nut Cover
* ABS nut covers are molded from a high-strength plastic. The material offers extreme durability and resistance to the elements and is impervious to rust corrosion.
* 33mm nut cover to fit lug nuts on hub-piloted wheels.
* Push on application for shorter studs.
Click the link to view product, and call 630-685-2200 to place orders!
https://buff.ly/3aj00pP

As in any other relationship, we can't expect people to read our minds. Communicate specific needs to get the most out o...
04/21/2021
How Communication Leads to Service Success

As in any other relationship, we can't expect people to read our minds. Communicate specific needs to get the most out of service providers.

Relationships and communication between fleets and service providers are paramount to creating success.

The demand may be there, but you'll want to answer several questions before determining if selling as-is trucks is the r...
04/19/2021
As-is used truck sales offer alternative to costly reconditioning

The demand may be there, but you'll want to answer several questions before determining if selling as-is trucks is the right move.

Not all used trucks will earn high-dollar sales. Used truck dealers must ask and answer a few key questions to determine which are best to be sold as-is.

We love this American Chrome display with all the heavy-duty necessities! What product is your fave?
04/16/2021

We love this American Chrome display with all the heavy-duty necessities! What product is your fave?

We love this American Chrome display with all the heavy-duty necessities! What product is your fave?

We know this doesn't have to do with trucking, BUT mental health is always a priority! Plus, we learned last year how sc...
04/14/2021
12 Reasons Gardening Is Good for You

We know this doesn't have to do with trucking, BUT mental health is always a priority! Plus, we learned last year how scarce food can quickly become, so why not grow your own? Happy National Gardening Day!

You may have heard gardening is good for you — here’s why it is true.

Fleets belong on the road. Here are three ways to keep them there!
04/12/2021
Three preventative maintenance tips to keep your trucks rolling

Fleets belong on the road. Here are three ways to keep them there!

Any mechanic who works in fleet maintenance will tell you that preventative maintenance will save you time and money. Managers who run a well-maintained fleet have trucks that break down less and save fuel. However, many fleet managers still come up short when it comes to fleet maintenance. As a mob...

The pandemic threw fleet managers for a loop, but it provided an opportunity to reimagine safety strategies. See what th...
04/09/2021
Fleet Safety Trends Influencing Fleets in 2021: Part One

The pandemic threw fleet managers for a loop, but it provided an opportunity to reimagine safety strategies. See what the top trends are for 2021.

Fleet safety is a dynamic segment of fleet management and based on conversations with fleet managers in a variety of industries, following is part one in a three part series that details 15 trends currently impacting most commercial fleets.

Product highlight: Hydraulic Bottle Jacks*Available in 12-, 20- and 32- ton standard sizes, with the option for the low-...
04/07/2021

Product highlight: Hydraulic Bottle Jacks

*Available in 12-, 20- and 32- ton standard sizes, with the option for the low-boy feature
* Precision hydraulics provide steady lift and lowering
*Forged and grooved top cap helps prevent slippage
*Heavy-duty steel body for added strength
*Guaranteed for one full year against product defects, material and workmanship

Click the link to learn more, or call 630-685-2200 to place an order today!
https://buff.ly/2PBKRc3

Product highlight: Hydraulic Bottle Jacks

*Available in 12-, 20- and 32- ton standard sizes, with the option for the low-boy feature
* Precision hydraulics provide steady lift and lowering
*Forged and grooved top cap helps prevent slippage
*Heavy-duty steel body for added strength
*Guaranteed for one full year against product defects, material and workmanship

Click the link to learn more, or call 630-685-2200 to place an order today!
https://buff.ly/2PBKRc3

Is collaboration the key to safer autonomous driving?
04/05/2021
Can We Trust Autonomous Driving Technology?

Is collaboration the key to safer autonomous driving?

There is a huge amount of activity in the tech sector surrounding the development and deployment of self-driving vehicles. Are they ready for the road?

This article about the shortage of critical components, like seminconductors, was a reader fave from this week's  issue ...
04/02/2021
Supply chain shortage impacting heavy truck builds

This article about the shortage of critical components, like seminconductors, was a reader fave from this week's issue of ACC Connect News. Read it here!

Supply chain woes will mean work stoppages at Volvo and Mack assembly plants. Read CCJ for more.

The next issue of ACC Connect News publishes this Thursday! Subscribe today for a quick roundup of the industry's top ne...
03/29/2021

The next issue of ACC Connect News publishes this Thursday! Subscribe today for a quick roundup of the industry's top news! Click HERE > https://buff.ly/33SSsqY

The next issue of ACC Connect News publishes this Thursday! Subscribe today for a quick roundup of the industry's top news! Click HERE > https://buff.ly/33SSsqY

Product highlight: Bottom Weight* Features exclusive Super Premium Chrome finish* Welded stud mount design offers a clea...
03/24/2021

Product highlight: Bottom Weight
* Features exclusive Super Premium Chrome finish
* Welded stud mount design offers a clean look that's less likely to attract road debris
* Forged from heavy-weight steel for durability
* Available in plain, louvred and other cutout styles
* Guaranteed for one full year against product defects, material and workmanship.
Click the link to learn more, or call 630-685-2200 to place orders today!
https://www.americanchrome.com/mud-flap-bottom-weight

Product highlight: Bottom Weight
* Features exclusive Super Premium Chrome finish
* Welded stud mount design offers a clean look that's less likely to attract road debris
* Forged from heavy-weight steel for durability
* Available in plain, louvred and other cutout styles
* Guaranteed for one full year against product defects, material and workmanship.
Click the link to learn more, or call 630-685-2200 to place orders today!
https://www.americanchrome.com/mud-flap-bottom-weight

While onsite and mobile options are convenient, outsourcing may be the way to go for more specialized repair needs.
03/22/2021
When to consider outsourcing maintenance and repair

While onsite and mobile options are convenient, outsourcing may be the way to go for more specialized repair needs.

Given all the pressures on fleet managers today, now may be a good time to think about outsourcing maintenance and repair to an organization that specializes in it.

Trucking organizations want to make COVID-19 vaccinations more easily accessible to drivers.
03/19/2021
Trucking Industry Pushes CDC for COVID-19 Vaccines at Truckstops

Trucking organizations want to make COVID-19 vaccinations more easily accessible to drivers.

Organizations representing truck drivers, trucking fleets, and truckstops are calling for the CDC to designate truckstops and travel plazas as COVID-19 vaccination sites.

Address

518 W Crossroads Pkwy
Bolingbrook, IL
60440

General information

ACC has built a solid reputation in the heavy truck, automotive and recreational vehicle industries as a premier supplier of both production and aftermarket parts.

Opening Hours

Monday 8am - 5pm
Tuesday 8am - 5pm
Wednesday 8am - 5pm
Thursday 8am - 5pm
Friday 8am - 5pm

Telephone

(630) 685-2200

Products

Axle Products, Grilles, Exhaust Products, Hub Cabs, Mirrors, Mud Flap Products, Nut Covers, Quarter Fenders, Simulators, Wheel Covers, U-Joints, Hydraulic Bottle Jacks, Haz-Mat Placards, Heavy-Duty Train Horns, and many other products too long to list

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