Tenneco Inc.

Company Profile

■URL

http://www.tenneco.com

■Address

500 North Field Drive, Lake Forest, IL 60045, USA

Business Overview

-The Company is a manufacturer which provides clean air, powertrain and ride performance systems and products for light vehicle, commercial truck, off-highway and other vehicle applications. The Company is a leading supplier of both clean air and ride performance products and systems.

-With the acquisition of Federal-Mogul in October 2018, the Company has expanded the number of operating segments from three to five:

  • Clean Air
  • Ride Performance
  • Aftermarket
  • Powertrain
  • Motorparts

-The Company expects to split its businesses into two independent, publicly traded companies in the second half of 2019. One company will be comprised of the Company’s Aftermarket, Ride Performance and Motorparts segments while the other company will be a powertrain technology company consisted of the Powertrain and Clear Air segments.



Competitors

-Calsonic Kansei
-Eberspaecher
-Faurecia
-Hitachi Automotive
-KYB
-Magneti Marelli
-Yutaka Giken
-ZF

Shareholders

-The Company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange. On June 29, 2018, the Company announced plans to withdraw its listing from the Chicago Stock Exchange. The Company’s listing was withdrawn from the Chicago Stock Exchange in July.

Products

Clean Air Systems
-Manifolds

  • Braised tubular manifolds
  • Fabricated diesel manifolds
  • Fabricated high temperature manifolds (for gas engines)
  • Double-wall air gap insulated manifolds
  • Single-wall manifolds
  • Modular air gap insulated manifolds
  • Three-shell manifolds

-Manifold converters
-Catalytic converters
-Catalytic burners with secondary hydrocarbon dosing
-Three-way catalysts
-Four-way catalysts
-Diesel oxidation catalysts
-Double swirl mixers
-Stairway mixers
-Rasp pipe mixers
-HP passive valves
-Heat exchangers
-Thermoelectric generators
-One-Box integrated waste heat recovery systems
-Diesel particulate filter systems
-Gasoline particulate filters
-Woven metal filters
-Cross-channel filters
-High frequency turbo decouplers
-DeNOx converter aftertreatment systems
-Aftertreatment control units
-SCR: Selective Catalytic Reduction
-SCR systems integrating XNOx systems
-SCR-coated diesel particulate filters
-Urea dosing systems
-Lean NOx traps
-Hydrocarbon vaporizers and injectors
-Hydroformed assemblies
-Elastomeric hangers and isolators
-Downpipes
-Tailpipes
-Tubing
-Resonators
-Electronically controlled exhaust valves
-Mufflers

  • Self-supporting mufflers
  • Lightweight mufflers
  • Ultra lightweight mufflers - SiC fiber muffler
  • Semi-Active Muffler
  • Spun mufflers
  • Shell mufflers
  • Lightweight mufflers with thin-wall pipes
  • Air gap pipes

 

Ride Performance Systems
-Passive dampers
-Shock absorbers and struts
-Suspension systems/modules

  • Strut modules
  • Coil-over modules
  • Air spring modules
  • Damper modules
  • Full axle modules
  • Cabin damper modules

-Computerized Electronic Suspension (CES) and intelligent suspension systems

  • Manually adjustable electronic suspension
  • Adaptive electronic suspension
  • Semi-active electronic suspension
  • Anti-roll electronic suspension
  • Semi-active with anti-roll electronic suspension
  • Active electronic suspension

-Kinetic passive stability systems
-Coils and leaf springs
-Cab shock absorbers
-Seat shock absorbers
-Heavy duty truck and train shocks
-Top mounts
-Rubber-to-metal bushings and mountings
-Suspension arms, rods, and links
-Springs
-Stabilizers
-Multi-tuneable valves
-Frequency dependent damping valves
-ComfortMax monotube dampers
-Position-sensitive twin system multi-stage hydraulic shock absorbers
-Integrated height internal valves
-Adjustable seat dampers
-Lightweight seat dampers
-Velocity progressive dampers
-Axle dampers

Elastomers
-Power steering isolators
-Fluid-damped elastomers
-Self-lubricated elastomers
-Torque rods
-V-rods
-Silent block bushings
-Spring eye bushings
-Suspension bushings
-Control arm bushings
-Engine and body mounts
-Spring seats
-Stabilizer bar bushings
-Gripper stabilizer bar systems
-Links and link bushings
-Subframe bushings
-Damper top mounts
-Exhaust system isolators
-Suspension links
-Controlled torque bushings

Powertrain
-Pistons
-Piston rings
-Piston pins
-Cylinder liners
-Engine valves
-Valve seats and guides
-Retainers
-Rotators
-Cotters
-Tappets
-Spark plugs
-Dynamic seals
-Bonded piston seals
-Combustion gaskets
-Exhaust gaskets
-Static gaskets and seals
-Rigid heat shields
-Engine bearings
-Industrial bearings
-Bushings
-Washers
-System protection sleeves
-Acoustic shielding
-Flexible heat shields

Motorparts
-Ball joints
-Tie rod ends
-Sway bar links
-Hub assemblies
-Anti-friction bearings
-Universal joints
-Strut assemblies
-Idler arms
-Pitman arms
-Control arms
-Brake disc pads
-Drum brake shoes
-Drum brake linings
-Gaskets
-Seals
-Oil filters
-Air filters
-Cabin filters
-Fuel filters
-Lighting capsules
-Miniature light bulbs
-LED lights
-Glow plugs
-Ignition coils
-Wires
-Harnesses

History

1940 Tennessee Gas and Transmission Company was founded.
1967 Acquired Walker Manufacturing Company.
1994-1996 Divested all businesses except for automotive and packaging division through public offerings, sales, spin-offs, and mergers.
1977 Acquired Monroe Auto Equipment Company and formed Tenneco Automotive with Walker and Monroe as its two operating divisions.
1999 Spun off Tenneco Packaging, Tenneco Automotive listed on New York Stock Exchange.
2000 Formed strategic alliance with Futaba Industrial Co., Ltd.
2001 Formed strategic alliance with Tokico Ltd. (Currently merged into Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.)
Oct. 2005 Renamed from Tenneco Automotive to Tenneco Inc.
2008 Acquired suspension business of Gruppo Marzocchi.
Jul. 2011 Dissolved alliance with Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.
Sep. 2012 Announced that the company has opened its first manufacturing plant in Japan in Osaka and started production of emission control systems.
Sep. 2012 Announced that it intends to close its emission control plant in Vittaryd, Sweden.
Feb. 2013 Announced organizational changes that it has established a Clean Air division, which includes their emissions control businesses, and a Ride Performance division, comprised of its ride control businesses.
Sep. 2013 Announced its intention to close its ride performance plant in Gijon, Spain and decomplex its ride performance plant in Sint-Truiden, Belgium.
Oct. 2013 Announced the opening of a new manufacturing facility in Chakan near Pune, India. The Chakan facility is their sixth manufacturing location in India
Sep. 2014 Announced the opening of a new Clean Air research, development and manufacturing facility in China.
Aug. 2016 Announced the opening of a new Clean Air manufacturing plant in Lansing, Michigan, USA, to support General Motors and its crossover vehicle platform.
Aug. 2016 Announced plans to open a new Clean Air manufacturing plant in Spring Hill, Tennessee, USA, to support programs for General Motors.
Sep. 2017 Broke ground on a USD 23 million customer center in Northville Township, Michigan.
Oct. 2018 Completed acquisition of Federal-Mogul, a leading supplier of powertrain and aftermarket vehicle components, for approximately USD 5.4 billion in total considerations.
Nov. 2018 Signed definitive agreement for the acquisition of Ohlins Racing, a Swedish premium suspension system and component manufacturer for approximately 160 million. The acquisition is expected to close in the first quarter of 2019.

Supplemental Information 1

Major Strategic Alliances

Alliance partner Activity
Futaba Industrial Co., Ltd. Established a joint venture operation in Burnley, England.
Beijing Hainachuan Automotive Parts Company Produces emission-control exhaust systems for Hyundai in Beijing
Eberspaecher International GmbH Supplies emission control products and systems for luxury cars produced by BMW and Audi in China.
Chengdu Lingchuan Mechanical Plant Supplies emission control products and systems for various Ford platforms produced in China.
Shanghai Tractor and Engine Corporation Established an engineering center to develop automotive exhaust products. A subsidiary of Shanghai Automotive Industry Corp.
GE Transportation Joint development of Hydrocarbon-Selective Catalytic Reduction catalyst technology (HC-SCR) (Feb. 2009)

-The Company established a presence in Thailand through a joint venture that supplies exhaust components for GM Isuzu.
-In 2006, the Company opened its first solely owned operation in China, an elastomer manufacturing facility in Suzhou.
-In September 2007, the Company acquired the mobile emissions business of Combustion Components Associates, Inc., a manufacturer of air pollution control technologies.
-The Company formed a new joint venture in March 2010 with FAW Sihuan to supply emission control components and systems for passenger and commercial vehicles.
-In August 2011, the Company increased its stake from 75% to 100% in Walker Exhaust Co., Limited, a clean air company located in Thailand.
-In the fourth quarter of 2013, the Company increased its investment from 80% to 100% in Tenneco (Dalian) Exhaust System Co., Ltd., China.

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