TI Automotive Limited

Company Profile

■URL

http://www.tiautomotive.com

■Address

2020 Taylor Road, Auburn Hills, MI 48326, U.S.

Business Overview

-The Company is a leading global manufacturer of fluid storage, carrying, and delivery systems primarily for light vehicles.

-The Company is organized into two operating divisions:

  • Fluid Carrying Systems
  • Fuel Tank and Delivery Systems


-In June 2015, the Company was acquired by Bain Capital, a leading global private investment firm.

Shareholders

-In June 2015, the Company was acquired by Bain Capital, a private investment firm based in the U.S.

Products

Fluid Carrying Systems
Brake and fuel lines and chassis bundles
-Double-wall steel tubing for fuel and brake lines
-Single-wall steel tubing for fuel and brake lines
-Multilayer nylon tubing
-Tank top lines
-ABS/ESP bundles
-Heated nylon lines for SCR systems
-Vacuum booster lines
-Brake and fuel bundles
-Exhaust treatment lines
-Quick connectors
-Sensor-integrated quick connectors

Powertrain components
-Gasoline direct injection lines and rails
-High-pressure diesel lines and rails
-Exhaust treatment tubes and pipes
-Engine oil feed and return lines
-Vacuum and ventilation tubes
-Heating and cooling lines
-Power steering tubes
-Transmission tubes
-Turbocharger cooling lines
-Engine oil screens
-Engine oil gauges
-Airbag tubes

HVAC thermal products
-Air-conditioning tubes and hose assemblies
-Accumulators and receiver dryers
-Coaxial or tube-in-tube assemblies
-Heaters and radiator hoses

Fuel Tank and Delivery Systems
Tank systems
-Plastic fuel tanks for gasoline, diesel and flex-fuel vehicles
-Plastic fuel tanks for Low Emission Vehicles
-Plastic fuel tanks for Partial Zero Emission Vehicles
-Fuel tank systems for hybrid applications
-Delivery and return components
-Plastic fuel filler tubes

Pump and module systems
-Brushed and brushless pumps
-Dual-channel single stage pumps
-Modules
-Electronic controls
-Contact-resistive, noncontact piezo and sealed level sensors
-Additive dosing systems

History

1919 Established as Tube Investments Ltd. in Birmingham by the consolidation of four steel tube manufactures.
1982 Name was changed to TI Group
1988 Bundy Corp became a subsidiary of TI Group.
Apr. 1999 Walbro became under the control of TI Group. And TI Group integrated Walbro with Bundy and formed TI Automotive.
Dec. 2000 The Company, as well as its Group was merged into Smiths (then Smiths Industries) as Automotive Systems Division. 
Jul. 2001 The Company was spun off from Smiths and became an independent.
Jun. 2015 The Company was acquired by Bain Capital, a leading global private investment firm.
Feb. 2016 Acquired Millennium Industries Corporation, a U.S.-based producer of powertrain products for the automotive industry.

Supplemental Information 1

Acquisitions

1987 Armco Inc's European tubing business
Fulton (UK) from ITT (outstanding 49%)
1987 Bundy Corporation (USA)
1991 Huron Products Industries (USA)
1996 Technoflow Tube Systems (Germany)
Bundy Asia Pacific (outstanding 50%)
1998 S&H Fabricating and Engineering (USA)
1999 Kenmore Italiana (Italy)
Walbro Corporation (USA)
Marwal (outstanding 51%)
Creation of TI Group Automotive Systems
2000 TI Group merges with Smiths Industries to create Smiths Group plc.
2001 Creation of TI Automotive Ltd by demerger of automotive division from Smiths Group.
2003 Acquired Pierburg Fuel Pumps (Germany).
2007 Sold Industrial Group.
2007 Smiths sold its ordinary equity and preference shareholdings to a consortium of funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management LP and Duquesne Capital Management LLC.
2008 Moved the headquarters of its Global Fluid Carrying Systems division from Warren, Michigan, U.S., to Heidelberg, Germany.
2010 Acquired full ownership of Japan-based Mitsuba Walbro Inc. (MWI) by purchasing the remaining shares.
2016 Acquired Millennium Industries Corporation, a U.S.-based producer of powertrain products for the automotive industry.

>>>Business Report up until FY ended Dec. 31, 2009

Note: A figure in brackets ( ) indicates a loss