American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. engages in designing, engineering, validating, and manufacturing driveline and drivetrain systems and related components, and chassis modules for light trucks, sport utility vehicles (SUVs), passenger cars, crossover vehicles, and commercial vehicles. The company’s driveline and drivetrain systems include components that transfer power from the transmission and deliver it to the drive wheels. Its driveline, drivetrain, and related products include axles, driveheads, chassis modules, driveshafts, power transfer units, transfer cases, chassis and steering components, transmission parts and metal-formed products. In addition to locations in the United States (U.S.) (Michigan, Ohio, Indiana and Pennsylvania), the company has offices or facilities in Brazil, China, Germany, India, Japan, Luxembourg, Mexico, Poland, Scotland, South Korea, Sweden and Thailand. Customers The company is the principal supplier of driveline components to General Motors Company (GM) for its rear-wheel drive light trucks and SUVs manufactured in North America, supplying all of GM's rear axle and four-wheel drive and all-wheel drive axle requirements for these vehicle platforms. The company also supplies driveline system products for the Chrysler Group LLC's (Chrysler) heavy-duty Ram full-size pickup trucks and its derivatives, as well as the 2014 AWD Jeep Cherokee. The company also supplies driveline systems and other related components to Volkswagen AG (Volkswagen); Audi AG (Audi); Mack Trucks Inc. (Mack Truck); PACCAR Inc.; Harley-Davidson Inc.; Beijing Benz Automotive Co., Ltd.; Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. (Nissan); Deere & Company; Scania AB; Tata Motors; Ford Motor Company (Ford); and other original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and Tier I supplier companies, such as Jatco Ltd. and Hino Motors Ltd. Business Strategy The company’s strategy includes various actions, such as maintaining its high quality standards, which are the foundation of its product durability and reliability; achieving technology leadership by delivering innovative driveline products, which improve the diversification of its product portfolio while increasing its total global served market; diversifying its business through the growth of new and existing customer relationships and expansion of its product portfolio; and achieving globalization by increasing its presence in growth markets to support its customers' global platforms. Research and Development In 2013, the company’s research and development spending was $103.4 million. Competition The company’s principal competitors include Dana Holding Corporation; GKN plc; Magna International Inc.; ZF Friedrichshafen AG; Linamar Corporation; and Meritor Inc. History American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1994.
american axle & mfg holdings
One Dauch Drive
Detroit, MI 48211
|Brembo SpA||€27.65 EUR||+0.68|
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