Automotive & Industrial

A123 Systems, LLC

A123 Systems, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Wanxiang Group, is a developer and manufacturer of advanced lithium-ion batteries and energy storage systems for transportation and other commercial and industrial applications.

Ameriforge Group

Ameriforge Group is a Houston-based forged products sub-systems and systems integration manufacturing corporation, comprised of 10 companies, 21 plants, and multiple brands.

Privately held, Ameriforge is a modern and innovative business that provides high-profile strategic customers with total-value-solutions for their forged component, fabrication, sub-assembly, and fully-integrated systems needs.

Ameriforge businesses and plants provide a wide-range of forging, ring-rolling, heat-treating, machining, fabrication, assembling, welding, coating, and testing capabilities.

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AmSafe® is the world’s leading provider of safety restraint products for the aerospace and defense industries. Most well-known for its aviation passenger seatbelts, it is, in fact, the technology leader in the manufacturing of aviation airbag restraint systems.

AmSafe is the first and only company to have a seatbelt airbag system installed worldwide on both commercial and general aviation aircraft.

Carlisle Brake & Friction

With manufacturing facilities throughout North America, Asia and Europe, Carlisle Brake & Friction has the capacity to offer our customers the highest level of support from a resource near you. Our highly qualified team of material scientists and engineers are up to any challenge. Extensive R&D centers and capabilities throughout our global locations, combined with local project management and engineering support, allow us to work with your teams to design, build, test and deliver unique transmission and brake system solutions that exceed your specifications. At Carlisle, we focus on driving innovation and helping you, our customer achieve new levels of success.

Detroit Chassis

Detroit Chassis is a manufacturer of OEM-compliant modules, sub-assemblies and complete vehicles. We’re lean, flexible, fast and efficient, giving us the competitive edge in our market..

Our manufacturing system and tooling strategies allow us to quickly and efficiently adjust production volumes to meet customer requirements and market demand.

We are experts in organizational development, change management, information technology, business systems and management, as well as manufacturing and engineering. And, just as importantly, we are devoted to instilling the right values and commitment to high performance in every individual within the DCP.

Eaton Corporation

Today, the world runs on critical infrastructure and technology. Planes. Hospitals. Factories. Data centers. Vehicles. The electrical grid. These are things people depend on every day. And the companies behind them depend on us to help solve some of the toughest power management challenges on the planet. At Eaton, we’re dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable.

We are a power management company doing business in more than 175 countries, over 85k employees wordwide, and over $21B in sales. Our energy-efficient products and services help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more reliably, efficiently, safely and sustainably. By giving people tools to use power more efficiently. Helping companies do business more sustainably. And by encouraging each and every employee at Eaton to think differently about our business, our communities—and the positive impact we can have on the world.

Forged Solutions Group

Forged Solutions Group provides high integrity forgings for the world’s most demanding applications.

From aerospace and energy production, to underground mining, off-highway vehicles and space launch programs we have forged solutions for advanced manufacturing industries for more than 100 years.

Across established sites in the UK and USA, Forged Solutions Group manufactures shafts, rings, discs, asymmetric forgings and extruded cylinders in a range of titanium, nickel, aluminium, copper and steel alloys. We have a global blue-chip customer base for whom we are a trusted, high-quality turnkey supplier known for our unique forging capability and ingenuity.


GHSP is a leading global supplier of mechanical and electromechanical systems to the automotive and transportation industry. GHSP was originally established in 1924 and has since expanded to locations all around the world. For 100 years, GHSP has been a driving force. Helping to shape an industry, developing new technologies and bringing innovation to the market.

HarbisonWalker International

HarbisonWalker International With more than 150 years of industry leadership, HarbisonWalker International (HWI) is the largest supplier of refractory products and services in the United States. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the company’s international network spans North America, Europe, and Asia, with 19 manufacturing plants, 30 global sourcing centers, and technology facilities in both the United States and China. Serving virtually every major industry that requires refractory solutions to enhance production and protect assets, HWI is consistently recognized for its talented experts, industry firsts, and intensely driven excellence.

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Hayashi Telempu

The needs for safety, environmental design and comfort continue to increase within the automotive industry. Hayashi Telempu responds to these needs as a total supplier of automotive interior components.

Furthermore, we utilize advanced technologies to manufacture high-value-added products which are ahead of the

International Automotive Components (IAC)

International Automotive Components (IAC) is a leading global supplier of automotive components and systems, including interior and exterior trim and structural and functional applications. Their products are designed to improve comfort & convenience, utility and safety in vehicle interiors. They provide customers with unparalleled manufacturing reach and ability. IAC’s approach is solution-based, innovative and built on stringent best practices and commitment to the success of our customers in the global marketplace. Headquartered in Dearborn, Mich., IAC North America’s team includes approximately 13,000 employees in facilities in the United States, Canada and Mexico, as well as interests in two Chinese joint ventures.

ITW Drawform

Originating as a family owned business in the early 1970’s, Drawform was a pioneer in the air bag industry, being the first to stamp machined-like features with precise tolerances on a deep drawn part.

Our continued growth and success has lead us to become one of the leading manufacturers of precision deep drawn metal stampings and assemblies with five locations worldwide.

As a Division of Illinois Tool Works (ITW) we have the talent, know-how and financial strength to continue to invest in new technologies and capabilities which drive innovative solutions.

Whatever your needs, we have the experience to deliver.

John Crane

Founded in 1917, John Crane is one of the world’s leading providers of engineered technology. We pioneer mission-critical products, services and solutions that enable the energy and process industries to achieve efficient, sustainable operations. With more than 6,000 employees across 200 global sites, we leverage our legacy of technology leadership, innovative solutions and service excellence to build a sustainable future, today.

John Crane is globally recognized for designing and engineering high-quality, reliable solutions that accelerate the transition to renewable energy. We partner with our customers to enable safe, controlled operations that meet the latest environmental standards..

Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, John Crane is part of Smiths Group plc. For more than 170 years, Smiths Group has been pioneering progress by improving the world through smarter engineering. Smiths serves millions of people every year to help create a safer, more efficient and better connected world across four major global markets ― energy, general industry, safety and security and aerospace. Listed on the London Stock Exchange, Smiths has more than 14,700 employees in over 50 countries.

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M&M Manufacturing

M&M Manufacturing (“M&M”) is one of the country’s largest producers of sheet metal products, primarily servicing the air distribution and ventilation market. M&M provides a comprehensive range of round, rectangular, oval and spiral ductwork, fittings and accessories for residential and commercial construction.

Modular Assembly Innovations

MAIs Award-winning, world-class automotive manufacturing solutions with renowned customer service and satisfaction.

Our of professionals specialize in designing and implementing sub-assembly modules for all areas of your automotive manufacturing operation. Because of our successful business model, geography is never an issue. We are poised to establish facilities in the vicinity of our customer’s operations. Taking advantage of our expansion capabilities allows you to grow and increase capacity without increasing costs. Additionally, we’ll reduce the burden of your inventory overhead through our purchasing systems strategy and supply chain management. This partnership allows you to realign your resources for improved and timely business development goals.

MTD Products

Founded in Cleveland in 1932, MTD Products Inc® is a leader in the design and manufacture of outdoor power equipment such as lawnmowers and snow blowers.

MTD’s family of brands offers a range of lawn and garden products to inspire people all over the world to care for and enjoy the outdoors. Cub Cadet®, which is produced and distributed globally, is the fastest growing riding mower brand in the U.S. and is hailed across the globe for its world-class sports turf equipment. MTD’s regional brands include Troy-Bilt® in the Americas, Rover® in the Pacific, and WOLF-Garten® in Europe. The portfolio also includes Remington®, Yard Machines®, Columbia®, and MTD Genuine Parts® brands, all primarily sold in the Americas; and Robomow® which is sold in the Americas, Europe and the Middle East. Each brand is backed by a strong network of MTD sales, service, and support.

MTD is headquartered in Valley City, Ohio, and has engineering, manufacturing, distribution, and sales offices in more than 20 countries. MTD brands and products can be found in leading mass retailers and independent retail channels, including home improvement and hardware stores, independent dealers, and farm supply stores.

The Rea Magnet Wire Company, Inc.

Rea Magnet wire has revolutionized our world. It lies at the heart of technology we use every day – appliances, generators, transformers, turbines, and much more. Rea Magnet Wire has been blazing trails in its manufacture for more than 85 years, and we look forward to building on our legacy of quality, innovation and responsive support. Rea has a heritage of innovation and setting the highest industry standards. Along with advancements in magnet wire, our company has grown through an unwavering commitment to integrity, service and responsiveness to our customers. Today’s Rea continues to be privately owned and is guided by a leadership team that fosters open communication, career growth, diversity and corporate responsibility.

SMR Automotive

SMR is a global company with a high level of innovation. Originally coming from the pure mirror business, today SMR is specialist in rear view mirror systems as well as pioneer in intelligent camera systems for automotive applications. Our goal is to actively help forming the future of the automotive industry – with innovative technologies that make driving more comfortable and safer.

As part of the Motherson Group, we are optimally networked for reacting quickly to customer requirements and making use of synergy effects.

The Motherson Group is a globally operating supplier providing full system solutions to the automotive industry, from design, simulation and prototyping to tooling, moulding, painting and final assembly of highly integrated modules. The group was founded in 1975 and is today one of the 22 largest and fastest growing automotive component makers in the world.

Somero Enterprises

Somero offers customers equipment with unsurpassed quality and performance combined with unparalleled global service, technical support, training and education.

Somero offers a wide portfolio of products that cover concrete slab placements in all types construction projects. In addition, to equipment and software products, Somero also sells parts, accessories and provides service and training to customers to keep their machines up and running and operating optimally.

Somero pioneered the Laser Screed® machine market in 1986 and has since led through continued innovation by growing our product offering from a single product in 1986 to a broad portfolio of 16 products and by developing proprietary designs that are protected by a portfolio of 83 patents and patent applications. Somero offers customers equipment with unsurpassed quality and performance and unparalleled global service, technical support, training and education. Somero operates in markets across the globe with minimal direct competition.

Superior Essex

Superior Essex, a global leader in the design, manufacture and supply of wire and cable products is the parent brand of Essex Furukawa Magnet Wire, Superior Essex Communications, and Essex Brownell. It has over 3,000 employees in 11 countries. Essex is among the leading global manufacturers of magnet wire. It is active in the electrification of the automotive, energy, and industrial sectors.

Stanley Black & Decker

Headquartered in the USA, Stanley Black & Decker provides the tools and innovative solutions you can trust to get the job done – and we have since 1843.

You know us well for the tools we make that become household names – and jobsite essentials. Brands like DEWALT®, CRAFTSMAN®, STANLEY®, BLACK+DECKER®, Cub Cadet®, Hustler® and Troy-Bilt®. But that’s only the beginning.

As the first name in engineered fastening systems, we help keep your car secure and mobile phone intact. As a global leader in industrial solutions, we provide the infrastructure systems that reinforce the roads you drive on, build the bridges you cross and even deliver the energy that powers your life.

At the end of the day, what we really build is trust. The trust of our customers, our employees, our communities and our stakeholders.

No matter how much things change, our commitment to being part of building a better world will remain steadfast.

Swanson Industries

Swanson started with a commitment to providing industrial hard chrome plating services to the hydraulic cylinder manufacturing industry. Today Swanson Industries provides a vast array of products and services for several industries, including fluid power, mining, off-highway, and steel. Swanson has become an industry leader in providing certified products and unmatched technical expertise that ranges from designing and manufacturing new products, remanufacturing and repairing components, engineering, design, and research and development.


TrellisWare Technologies is a privately held company in San Diego, California. We are dedicated to improving and changing the design and performance of communications and signal processing systems.

As a worldwide leader in highly advanced algorithms, waveforms, and communications systems, we provide innovative small form factor radio products, and fully integrated solutions. TrellisWare is delivering the next generation of communications to military and commercial markets — today.

Yamaha Motor Company

Yamaha Motor Company Limited is a Japanese manufacturer of motorcycles, marine products such as boats and outboard motors, and other motorized products. The company was established in 1955 upon separation from Yamaha Corporation (however Yamaha Corporation is still the largest shareholder with 12.21%, as of June 30, 2014), and is headquartered in Iwata, Shizuoka, Japan. The company conducts development, production and marketing operations through 109 consolidated subsidiaries as of 2012.