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Supplier industry M&A and IPO briefing

28 November 2014

This month's managament briefing reviews the financial position of the global supplier automotive supplier industry. Part 2 highlights recent developments in industry structure, including M&A and IPO activity and corporate restructuring.


RESEARCH ANALYSIS: Review of engine technologies

4 June 2014

In this review of engine technologies, we report on energy recovery systems in F1 and ways in which to reduce engine vibrations and simulate vehicle dynamics.


Private Equity firms lose on suppliers

18 August 2009

The bankruptcies of Chrysler and GM may have completed relatively quickly, but the pain in the auto parts industry is still a long way from being healed. Private equity auto parts investors say that the restructuring of the two big auto companies has removed a lot of uncertainty from the equation.


RHJ upbeat ahead of 'imminent announcement'

14 July 2009

The Belgian buyout fund that’s emerged as a front-runner to acquire a stake in Opel/Vauxhall is predicting an “imminent” announcement, possibly tomorrow.

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AAM and MPG to merge

3 November 2016

American Axle & Manufacturing and Metaldyne Performance Group have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which AAM will acquire MPG for approximately US$1.6bn in cash and stock plus the assumption of $1.7bn in net debt.


just-auto Plus only Metaldyne to expand Indiana facility

14 October 2016

Metaldyne Performance Group, a leading provider of highly engineered components for use in powertrain and suspension applications for the global light, commercial and industrial vehicle markets, announced plans on 12 October, 2016, to expand its operations in...


just-auto Plus only Metaldyne closes Brillion Iron Works operations

13 September 2016

Metaldyne Performance Group, a leading provider of highly engineered components for use in powertrain and suspension applications for the global light, commercial and industrial vehicle markets, announced the planned closure of the Wisconsin-based Brillion...


just-auto Plus only MPG acquires Accuride subsidiary Brillion

5 September 2016

Accuride Corporation (“Accuride”), a leading supplier of components to the North American and European commercial vehicle industries, announced that it has sold its Brillion Iron Works (“Brillion”) subsidiary to a subsidiary of...


just-auto Plus only Metaldyne opens second plant in Suzhou, China

8 August 2016

Metaldyne Performance Group recently announced that it is expanding its Suzhou, China operations with a second manufacturing plant. The 45,000 square foot building will support growing business from MPG’s Vibration Control Systems (“VCS”)...


just-auto Plus only Metaldyne reports Q2 2016 sales of US$728m

5 August 2016

Metaldyne Performance Group, a leading provider of highly-engineered components for use in powertrain and suspension applications for the global light, commercial and industrial vehicle markets, on 4 August 2016, reported the following financial results for...


just-auto Plus only MPG consolidates its portfolio under one brand

20 July 2016

Metaldyne Performance Group, a leading provider of highly engineered components for use in powertrain and suspension applications for the global light, commercial and industrial vehicle markets, announced it is consolidating its portfolio of iconic and...


just-auto Plus only Metaldyne US appoints new executive vice president

21 June 2016

Metaldyne Performance Group, a leading provider of highly-engineered components for use in powertrain and safety-critical applications for the global light, commercial and industrial vehicle markets, announced Tom Dono has been named executive vice president,...


Metaldyne expands Bluffton plant in Indiana

21 September 2015

Metaldyne is expanding its Bluffton, Indiana, US, plant by 37,000 square feet. The building addition will support several future transmission-related programmes through the supply of ready-to-assemble differential assemblies and aluminium valve bodies.


just-auto Plus only US: Metaldyne's Valencia plant in Spain receives recognition from Ford

21 August 2015

Metaldyne has announced that its operation in Valencia, Spain received special recognition from Ford for 100% on-time delivery over the past 12 years. Since May of 2003, Metaldyne Sintered Components Espana, has delivered over 60m forged powder metal...


just-auto Plus only US: Metaldyne's Bluffton operation wins Ford’s World Excellence Award

30 June 2015

Metaldyne's Bluffton, Indiana, US, operation has been recognised by Ford Motor with a World Excellence Award for production in clutch modules. The Ford World Excellence Awards are given to the automaker's suppliers who exceed company expectations and...


just-auto Plus only US: Metaldyne wins Supplier of the Year award from GM

18 March 2015

Metaldyne was named a Supplier of the Year during the General Motors twenty third annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony on 5 March in Detroit, Michigan. This is Metaldyne's second consecutive year to be recognised by GM for this distinction. GM's...


just-auto Plus only GERMANY: Metaldyne Zell receives 2014 ZF Supplier Award

3 December 2014

A Metaldyne wholly-owned subsidiary was recently recognised as one of ZF Friedrichshafen's top suppliers for 2014. Metaldyne was one of only six companies receiving this honour from ZF, its largest Tier 1 customer. Metaldyne Zell received the award based on...


just-auto Plus only MEXICO: Metaldyne's Ramos Arizpe plant receives GM Supplier Quality Excellence Award

29 September 2014

Metaldyne has announced that it has received the General Motors Supplier Quality Excellence Award for the performance of its plant in Ramos Arizpe, Mexico. This is the second time this Metaldyne facility has received the award from General Motors. The...


just-auto Plus only US: Metaldyne enters into technical agreement with Stackpole International to share technology

22 August 2014

Metaldyne and Stackpole International, engineered products division have agreed to share technology under a technical agreement to allow both companies to expand their product offerings in line with engine fuel efficiency trends. Specifically, the combined...


just-auto Plus only US: Metaldyne Performance Group to issue IPO

22 August 2014

Metaldyne Performance Group has filed to issue an IPO of its common shares to raise funds of around US$150m, according to Reuters. It has not yet revealed the number of shares to be offered or the exchange in which they will be listed. The final IPO size may...


just-auto Plus only US: Metaldyne Performance Group completes merger of Grede, HHI Group and Metaldyne

5 August 2014

Metaldyne Performance Group (MPG) has announced the merger of Grede, HHI Group, and Metaldyne, forming a new holding company. As a result of the merger, MPG will become a premiere manufacturing company with operations in metal forming technologies and global...


just-auto Plus only SPAIN: Metaldyne’s Valencia plant receives Ford Quality Award

24 June 2014

Metaldyne has announced that its operation in Valencia, Spain received special recognition from Ford for outstanding quality. For 11 consecutive years, Metaldyne Sintered Components has delivered several million forged powder metal connecting rods for certain...


just-auto Plus only US: Metaldyne wins GM’s Supplier of the Year award

8 April 2014

Metaldyne was named a GM Supplier of the Year during its twenty second annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony on 12 March in Detroit, Michigan. GM's exclusive Supplier of the Year awards were presented to only 68 suppliers worldwide, less than 1% of GM's...


just-auto Plus only CANADA: Michelin to reduce production of small-size tyres at Pictou County plant

4 March 2014

Michelin is pursuing its operations at the Pictou County site and continuing to invest in Nova Scotia. Given declining demand for small-size car tyres in North America, Michelin has announced its plans to reduce production at its Pictou County Nova Scotia car...


just-auto Plus only US: Metaldyne earns customer awards for quality excellence

18 October 2013

Metaldyne has announced that three of its global operating plants have received customer awards for quality excellence, including two Supplier Quality Excellence Awards from General Motors for exceptional quality and delivery performance in 2013. General...


just-auto Plus only US: Metaldyne, one of the fastest growing companies – Crain's Detroit Business

14 August 2013

Metaldyne has announced that it was named one of the fastest growing businesses in the metro Detroit area by Crain's Detroit Business for the second year in a row. The list ranks private and public companies headquartered in metro Detroit by two factors:...


just-auto Plus only US: Metaldyne invests US$8.7m in Fremont plant

10 July 2013

Metaldyne BSM is investing nearly US$8.7m in equipment at its site in Fremont to boost production of parts required by a key customer. In late 2012 the company commenced equipment installation, which is expected to stretch into February 2014, reports the...


just-auto Plus only US: Metaldyne supplies connecting rods for Ford 1.0L EcoBoost engine

28 June 2013

For the second consecutive year, the Ford 1.0L EcoBoost gasoline engine has been voted the International Engine of the Year, earning the highest cumulative score in the 15 year history of the award. The award is determined by a panel of 87 automotive...


just-auto Plus only US: Metaldyne receives 3 GM supplier quality awards for 2012 performance

22 February 2013

Metaldyne announced that three of its global operating plants received Supplier Quality Excellence Awards from General Motors for exceptional quality and delivery performance in 2012. General Motors recognised Metaldyne facilities located in Ramos Arizpe,...


just-auto Plus only US: American Securities concludes Metaldyne acquisition

20 December 2012

American Securities announced that, in partnership with management, it has completed the acquisition of Metaldyne from an investment group led by Carlyle Strategic Partners. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Metaldyne leverages its...


Metaldyne sold to America Securities LLC

19 December 2012

Carlyle Strategic Partners has announced the sale of Metaldyne LLC to American Securities LLC for an undisclosed amount. The venture capital firm bought the firm in October 2009.


Visteon CFO departs after new CEO named

4 October 2012

Visteon Corporation CFO and executive VP Martin Welch has stepped down, the supplier announced. Michael Widgren, a vice president, corporate controller and chief accounting officer since May 2007, will serve as interim CFO until Welch's replacement is named.


just-auto Plus only US: Metaldyne opens new plant in Zbysov, Czech Republic

4 October 2012

Metaldyne officially opened its facility in Zbysov, Czech Republic last week, marking the second operation for the company in Eastern Europe. Metaldyne leadership, employees, and local government officials, including the Governor of South Marovia, local...


just-auto Plus only US: Metaldyne’s Valencia plant receives special recognition from Ford for outstanding quality

12 September 2012

Metaldyne announced that its operation in Valencia, Spain received special recognition from Ford for outstanding quality. For nearly a decade, Metaldyne Sintered Components Espana, S.L has delivered several million forged powder metal connecting rods for...

Metaldyne, LLC news

AAM and MPG to merge

3 November 2016

American Axle & Manufacturing and Metaldyne Performance Group have entered into a definitive...


just-auto Plus only Metaldyne to expand Indiana facility

14 October 2016

Metaldyne Performance Group, a leading provider of highly engineered components for use in powert...


just-auto Plus only Metaldyne closes Brillion Iron Works operations

13 September 2016

Metaldyne Performance Group, a leading provider of highly engineered components for use in powert...


just-auto Plus only MPG acquires Accuride subsidiary Brillion

5 September 2016

Accuride Corporation (“Accuride”), a leading supplier of components to the North Amer...


just-auto Plus only Metaldyne opens second plant in Suzhou, China

8 August 2016

Metaldyne Performance Group recently announced that it is expanding its Suzhou, China operations...


just-auto Plus only Metaldyne reports Q2 2016 sales of US$728m

5 August 2016

Metaldyne Performance Group, a leading provider of highly-engineered components for use in powert...



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