Solon, OH-In conjunction with the Carlisle Companies' launch of a new segment named Carlisle Brake & Friction, the new global headquarters for Carlisle Brake & Friction will be located in Solon, OH.

On Dec. 2, 2010, Carlisle completed its acquisition of the Hawk Corp., which, in addition to Carlisle Industrial Brake and Friction, will accentuate Carlisle's position in high performance braking solutions. As a result of the acquisition, Hawk Corp. headquarters in downtown Cleveland will be closed with personnel relocated to Solon.