George and Jack Paton, two young brothers, started PBR in 1927. Their optimism and spirit of adventure laid the cornerstone for a superior line of brake products. They were specialists who understood brake systems, and as the automotive industry evolved, they continually worked on designing and making better products. Today, PBR continues the leadership position in engineering and manufacturing industry-leading brake pads.

PBR Brand Brake Pads will change the way you think about braking. No matter what you drive, or how you drive, PBR offers premium quality, reasonably priced brake pad formulations that provide the best combination of stopping power with outstanding attributes. All formulations are engineered by Friction Materials Pacific Australia (FMP Group) and manufactured at two state-of-the-art OEM manufacturing sites. PBR pads are built to OEM standards under internationally recognized standards.

FMP offers a wide selection of brake friction formulations to fit various vehicle applications and driving styles. Choosing the correct friction formula for your particular vehicle and style of driving is critical to optimizing your brake system performance. FMP's Australian based engineering team carefully develops, tests, and approves every friction compound to ensure optimal stopping performance throughout the life of the brake pad. Choose from the links above, based on your driving style.

PBR brake products provide:
  • High initial "bite" and a great pedal feel
  • Quiet operation, Long Life, Low Dust

We know what works on American roads and highways. Our products are recognized world-wide for multiple OEM and Aftermarket applications.

PBR and Axxis Brake Pads are designed, engineered and manufactured by Friction Materials Pacific Australia (FMP Group)

Want to Learn More about the History of PBR?
Click below to download The Garage That Grew, the history of Australia's Paton Brake Replacements and the remarkable brake products the Paton brothers created.