Supplier News in May 2014

{[include file="_includes/_en/corp500_news_link.html"]}

American News

2014.05.30 Wolverine acquires brake business of Material Sciences Corporation
2014.05.29 Pacific Industrial to set up new manufacturing subsidiary in Tennessee
2014.05.28 Magna receives Global Best Performance Award from Jatco
2014.05.28 Faurecia supplying interior parts for Mercedes-Benz S-Class
2014.05.27 Maxion Wheels wins "World Excellence Award" from Ford
2014.05.27 Littelfuse introduces new SD and SD-C Series TVS Diodes
2014.05.27 Stoneridge to sell wiring harness business to Motherson Sumi Systems
2014.05.22 Plastic Omnium to construct two new plants in USA
2014.05.22 Detroit Diesel unveils new integrated Detroit Powertrain
2014.05.22 Federal-Mogul Vehicle Components Division renamed Federal-Mogul Motorparts
2014.05.21 Grupo Antolin opens new headliner plant in Missouri, USA
2014.05.21 Brembo completes expansion of Homer plant in Michigan, USA
2014.05.17 Toyota Boshoku to eliminate deficit in North American operations
2014.05.17 Hitachi Automotive Systems starts construction of new plant in Mexico
2014.05.16 NTN to mass-produce hub bearings and CVJs in Mexico
2014.05.15 Eaton named "Top Supplier" by Cummins
2014.05.15 BorgWarner supplying technologies for winners of World Car Awards 2014
2014.05.15 Nittan Valve to triple engine valve production in U.S.
2014.05.15 JVC Kenwood wins Pinnacle Award from Delphi
2014.05.15 Nifco to increase capital in Mexican subsidiary
2014.05.12 Shiloh receives patent for acoustic cover in USA
2014.05.08 BorgWarner starts producing Visctronic fan drives in Brazil
2014.05.07 3M and Rush Enterprises collaborate on CNG tanks and fuel systems
2014.05.06 Lear opens new wire harness plant in Morocco
2014.05.05 Johnson Controls opens new laboratory at University of Wisconsin-Madison
2014.05.05 Faurecia opens new laboratory for seat components in Mexico
2014.05.02 Cummins recognizes top U.S. suppliers
2014.05.02 Visteon to sell majority of automotive interiors business

European News

2014.05.28 Continental produces one millionth Start-Stop system component in Hungary
2014.05.28 Eberspaecher's new German plant starts production
2014.05.26 Huf receives Silver World Excellence Award from Ford
2014.05.26 Schaeffler makes AT torque converter 10% thinner
2014.05.23 Schaeffler participates in Ford's ACTIVE project
2014.05.22 Shiloh to acquire Sweden-based Finnveden Metal Structures
2014.05.22 Dayco opens new plant in Poland
2014.05.21 Brose set up test center for electromagnetic compatibility in Germany
2014.05.20 Mersen to reorganize manufacturing footprint
2014.05.20 Continental focuses on driver assistance systems projects
2014.05.20 Kongsberg wins contract for air suspension lines
2014.05.19 Hella participates in "VoLiFa2020" research project
2014.05.16 ThyssenKrupp to modernize blast furnace in Germany
2014.05.14 Jatco opens Barcelona office
2014.05.13 Eberspaecher supplying PTC heaters for VW e-Golf
2014.05.13 Kiekert opens new plant in Russia
2014.05.12 Brose opens new door systems plant in Bremen, Germany
2014.05.12 Bosch supplying driver assistance systems for Daimler Setra TopClass 500
2014.05.09 Bosch opens new electronic components plant in Romania
2014.05.09 Continental opens competence center for sensors and actuators in Czech Republic
2014.05.08 Eberspaecher's new facility becomes operational in Germany
2014.05.08 Bharat Forge wins contract to supply suspension components to German automaker
2014.05.08 Delphi releases new diesel common rail system family
2014.05.08 Continental and Schaeffler unveil mild hybrid technology
2014.05.07 Continental develops new tire pressure sensors
2014.05.06 Michelin to close truck tire plant in Hungary
2014.05.05 Webasto supplying convertible roof systems for BMW 4 Series

Asian News

2014.05.29 Harbin Dongan Auto Engine to establish transmission production company
2014.05.29 Hella forms technical partnership with Beijing Automobile, Beijing Hainachuan Automotive Parts
2014.05.29 Nittan Valve to boost engine valve production in China
2014.05.29 Faltec to add new plating line to Tatebayashi Plant in Japan
2014.05.29 Pacific Industrial to expand stamped body parts business
2014.05.29 Mitsubishi Electric to enter preventive safety system market
2014.05.28 Toyota Boshoku to reorganize production in Japan to lower break-even point
2014.05.28 Tokai Rubber to change name to Sumitomo Riko Company Limited
2014.05.28 Unipres expanding transmission business in China
2014.05.27 Yokohama Tire Manufacturing (Thailand) to shift focus on OE tires
2014.05.26 Beijing Hainachuan given qualification to supply steering columns to Daimler
2014.05.26 TRW Dong Fang (Xi'an) to add production lines
2014.05.26 Ahresty to increase aluminum die-cast parts production capacity in India
2014.05.23 NHK Spring develops plastic seatback frame
2014.05.22 Webasto opens two roof systems plants in China
2014.05.21 Osram opens new LED assembly plant in China
2014.05.21 WABCO demonstrates OptiDrive automated manual transmission at test track in India
2014.05.21 Continental produces 9 million transmission control units in China
2014.05.21 Delphi Electronics (Suzhou) Technical Centre opens
2014.05.21 Toyota Boshoku develops common seat frames for Toyota's C-platform vehicles
2014.05.20 Ningbo Joyson Electronic developing battery management systems for BMW i8
2014.05.20 Dana starts producing multi-layer steel gaskets in China
2014.05.20 Toyota Boshoku shifts seat cover production from Thailand to Laos
2014.05.20 Sumitomo Rubber supplying Enasave tires for new Passo/Boon
2014.05.19 Delphi to establish wire harness plant in Wuqing Development Area, Tianjin
2014.05.19 Yanfeng Visteon (Beijing) Automotive Trim Systems receives Excellent Supplier Award from Beiqi (Zhuzhou)
2014.05.18 Johnson Controls and SAIC's Yanfeng Automotive Trim Systems to form interiors JV
2014.05.17 Zhejiang Asia-Pacific Mechanical & Electronic to establish casting subsidiary in Anhui Province
2014.05.17 JTEKT expands R&D center in Wuxi
2014.05.17 NSK to pay AUD 3 million fine for price fixing in Australia
2014.05.16 Fengfan becomes A-class supplier to FAW-VW
2014.05.16 SKF wins Nissan China Excellent Supplier Certification of Appreciation
2014.05.16 NOK to introduce fully automated oil seal production lines in Japan
2014.05.16 NSK revises FY2015 sales target for automotive business upward to JPY 640 billion
2014.05.15 Sanden to develop HVAC unit using CO2 refrigerant for car air conditioners
2014.05.15 Alpha to make additional investment in Indian subsidiary to expand capacity
2014.05.14 Eaton signs framework agreement for strategic partnership with Great Wall Motors
2014.05.14 Eaton wins "Best supplier" awards from three Chinese automakers and engine manufacturers
2014.05.14 Zhejiang Asia-Pacific Mechanical & Electronic to supply disc brakes to FAW VW and Shanghai VW
2014.05.14 Fuyao, BYD Auto enter strategic partnership
2014.05.14 NHK Spring to establish production subsidiary in Fukuoka
2014.05.14 Yachiyo Industry to increase sales of plastic fuel tanks to automakers other than Honda
2014.05.14 Daido Metal to revise business plan; boost capacity in Mexico and China
2014.05.13 Ficosa and NTT Docomo collaborate on in-vehicle 4G services
2014.05.13 Hubei Bothwin establishes Changzhou Steyr Engine
2014.05.13 Harbin Dongan Auto Engine enters partnership with Hawtai Motor
2014.05.13 Akebono Brake sets up caliper manufacturing subsidiary in Slovakia
2014.05.13 Bridgestone to consolidate units to manage tire operations in China and Asia Pacific
2014.05.13 Fuji Oozx to propose lightweight hollow valve with retainer
2014.05.12 Eaton establishes Asia Pacific Technical Center in Shanghai
2014.05.12 Zhejiang Asia-Pacific Mechanical & Electronic to supply electric parking brakes to Jiangling Motor
2014.05.12 HUAYU Automotive Systems forms partnership with Siemens PLM Software
2014.05.12 Akebono Brake to increase brake parts production capacity in China
2014.05.10 Mitsuba's new sales target: JPY 320 billion by FY 2016
2014.05.10 JTEKT aims to raise operating profit to 7.5% in its mid-term plan
2014.05.09 GKN Sinter Metals Danyang awarded by Schaeffler
2014.05.09 DETC, Knorr-Bremse to establish brake joint venture
2014.05.08 Hydro to permanently close aluminum plant in Australia
2014.05.08 Toyoda Gosei to open Miyagi plant in 2015
2014.05.07 Hubei Super-Elec Auto Electric becomes designated starter supplier to Volkswagen
2014.05.07 Meritor and Brakes India expand license agreement for air disc brakes in India
2014.05.06 Harbin Dongan Automotive Engine Manufacturing’s new 6-speed transmission undergoing bench testing
2014.05.06 Dongfeng Electronic Technology Co., Ltd. Automobile Braking Company generates CNY 100 million in ABS sales
2014.05.06 MANN+HUMMEL to increase R&D capacity in China
2014.05.06 Johnson Controls win long-term AGM battery program from SAIC
2014.05.05 WABCO opens engineering center in Pune, India
2014.05.05 Shaanxi Fast Auto Drive Group to collaborate with seven companies
2014.05.04 Federal-Mogul to expand piston capacity in Qingdao, China