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Metaldyne, which is now a subsidiary of Asahi Tec, is one of the largest global manufacturers of highly engineered metal components for the global light vehicle market, which include metal-formed and precision-engineered components and modular systems used in the transmissions, engines and chassis of vehicles.  Metaldyne’s metal component products are sold primarily to both North American and international light vehicle OEMs and Tier I component assemblers. 

 

Asahi Tec Corporation, which merged with Metaldyne Corporation in 2007, is a global automotive components and parts supplier that provides highly engineered, value-added components and modules augmented by design and manufacturing capabilities to provide optimal solutions for original equipment manufacturers. 

 

Asahi Tec primarily designs, manufactures and sells ductile iron and aluminum casting parts for trucks, automobiles and construction machinery, and aluminum wheels for automobiles.  The principal market for Asahi Tec’s products is Japan, with ductile iron cast auto parts sold primarily to truck and construction machinery OEMs, aluminum casting parts to truck and automobile OEMs and aluminum wheels to automobile and motorcycle OEMs.

 

For more information, visit www.asahitec.co.jp/english/

 

TriMas Corporation (NasdaqGS: TRS) is a diversified designer, manufacturer and distributor of engineered and applied products that serve a variety of industrial, commercial and consumer end markets worldwide. TriMas provides its customers with outstanding products and services that reflect the Company’s commitment to market leadership, innovation and operational excellence. TriMas is organized into six reportable segments: Packaging, Energy, Aerospace & Defense, Engineered Components, Cequent Asia Pacific  and Cequent North America. With headquarters in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, TriMas has approximately 4,100 employees at more than 60 different facilities in 15 countries.

 

For more information, visit www.trimascorp.com

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Bedrock Manufacturing Company is a leading consumer product company focused on brands signifying quality, craftsmanship, design, and domestic manufacturing. The Company was founded by a premier brand building entrepreneur and currently operates through two distinct brands:

Shinola is a manufacturer of quality, highly-designed watches, leather goods, accessories, and other assorted products.

Filson is a manufacturer of quality durability goods, including apparel, outerwear, accessories, luggage, and hardgoods.

For more information, please visit: http://www.shinola.com/ and http://www.filson.com/

HandCrafted Homes is a recognized leader in custom built modular homes, apartments and commercial buildings in the mid-Atlantic region of the United States. The Company manufactures a complete line of custom homes, including ranches, two story models, Cape Cods, duplexes, and multi-family. The Company also offers over 60 pre-existing floorplans ranging in size from 1,000 to 5,700 square feet and two to five bedrooms.

 

The Company distributes its products through a network of independent builders and developers, along with Company owned sales centers across North Carolina.

 

The Company also produces custom-designed disaster replacement housing for the East Coast, as well as modular buildings for government applications.

 

For more information, please visit: www.handcraftedhomes.com

Springs Global Participacoes S.A. (BOVESPA: SGPS3) is the largest integrated manufacturer, marketer and distributor of textile home furnishings in the world.  Springs Global’s products feature a broad array of bed and bath products including sheets, pillows, pillowcases, bedspreads, comforters, mattress pads, towels, shower curtains, bath rugs and other bath fashion accessories. The Company’s brands include Springmaid, Wamsutta, Regal, Artex, Santista, Paládio, Calfat, Garcia, Arco Íris, and Magicolor, among others. In addition, Springs Global markets products under licensed brands including Diane Von Furstenberg, Cindy Crawford, Disney, Court of Versailles and Tommy Hilfiger. The Company primarily manufactures its products in South America.

 

For more information, visit www.springs.com

Springs Window Fashions is the second-largest global manufacturer and distributor of window coverings.  Springs offers a comprehensive product line of both custom and stock window blinds and drapery hardware for sale to mass retailers, home improvement centers, independent distributors and fabricators, specialty stores, and commercial developers.  With its highly recognized Bali and Graber brands, the company is a leader in combining interior comfort, energy efficiency, convenience and design. Through its complex, integrated manufacturing, logistics, and supply-chain processes, Springs ships thousands of custom products on a daily basis to more than 10,000 unique points of distribution in North America.

 

For more information, visit www.springswindowfashions.com