Tower International, which specialises in engineered structural metal components and assemblies for the automotive industry, booked a net loss of US$4.8m for the third quarter 2012 - equal to a year ago.

Special items adversely impacted results by $1.2m. Revenue was down 4% to $564m due to currency exchange.

Adjusted EBITDA was $44.2m, down US$4.6m due to lower volume in Europe.