EV Drivetrain Solutions from Amsted Automotive Will be Demonstrated at 2022 CTI Symposium Germany

Southfield, MI – The automotive industry’s transition to zero-emissions mobility is taking place at an accelerated pace, making innovative propulsion technologies extremely high in demand. Amsted Automotive, a leader in drivetrain solutions, is uniquely qualified to address successful transition from internal-combustion-engine vehicles to electric vehicles. Its revolutionary Dynamic Controllable Clutch (DCC), an Electro-Mechanical E-axle Disconnect […]

Amsted Automotive Group Celebrates 100th Anniversary of Means Industries and Its Industry-Leading Clutch Technologies

Southfield, MI – Amsted Automotive celebrates a prominent milestone: the 100-year anniversary of group company Means Industries, which was established in 1922. Means will continue worldwide leadership into its next century by engineering high-quality torque transfer solutions for efficiency advancing products in electric vehicles. Means Electric Vehicle solutions include its first-of-its-kind Mechanical Diode, Controllable Mechanical […]

Amsted Automotive’s SMW Manufacturing Featured with JENNMAR in BOSS Magazine for its Cold-Forming Metal Expertise and Capability

Southfield, MI – SMW Manufacturing was featured in the August 2022 issue of BOSS Magazine as part of an editorial section on JENNMAR. Part of Amsted Automotive, SMW is an engineering and manufacturing division focusing on cold-formed and precision-machined components for the heavy truck, automotive, mining, construction, infrastructure, and industrial markets. JENNMAR was founded in […]

Amsted Automotive Group’s Burgess-Norton Manufacturing Receives 2022 Powder Metallurgy Design Excellence Award

Southfield, MI – Amsted Automotive Group’s winning streak continues in 2022. Its BurgessNorton business unit won the Award of Distinction for Automotive Transmission during the 58th Powder Metallurgy Design Excellence Awards competition held in June at the PowderMet2022 in Portland. The international conference for powder metallurgy and metal additive manufacturing is sponsored by the Metal […]

Great Wall Motor’s New “Super Powertrain” Features Amsted Automotive’s MVT Advanced Metal Forming Processes

Southfield, MI — Amsted Automotive Group’s MVT business unit has produced the first of several highly advanced metal-formed products: transmission production parts for the all-new, high-end 3.0T V6+9AT “super powertrain” for Great Wall Motor company’s TANK brand, which manufactures premium off-road vehicles for the Chinese market. MVT produced five clutch carriers for the all-new automatic […]

Amsted Automotive Group Acquires SMW Manufacturing Company, Expanding Footprint as a Leading Supplier of Engineered and Net Formed Products for Vehicular, Energy, and Infrastructure Markets

Chicago, IL – Amsted Automotive Group’s Burgess-Norton Mfg. Co., Inc. unit announced todaythat it has acquired SMW Manufacturing Company, an engineering and manufacturing firm forcold-formed and precision-machined components for the heavy truck, automotive, mining,construction, infrastructure, and industrial markets. “The acquisition is a strategic complement to Amsted Automotive Group’s diverse portfolio andexpands our competitive offerings into […]

Amsted Automotive Group Expands Global Powder Metallurgy Capacity by Forming a Joint Venture with Anhui HOFO Mechanical and Electrical Co. Ltd

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. — Automotive has formed a joint venture with Anhui HOFO Mechanical and Electrical Co. Ltd. The new venture is called BN-HOFO Material Technology (Anhui) Ltd., or BN-HOFO for short. BN-HOFO joins the technology resources of Amsted Automotive’s Burgess-Norton business unit with HOFO’s in-country manufacturing and technology base to further improve Burgess-Norton’s position as […]

Amsted Automotive Expands Its Position as a Leader in Emerging Automotive Markets by Forming a Joint Venture with VT Industrial Technology

SOUTHFIELD, Michigan — Amsted Automotive has formed a joint venture with VT Industrial Technology via Means Industries, to further improve Means’ position as a leader in technology and manufacturing in the automotive market. This new venture will combine Means’ advanced metal forming and joining expertise with the sophisticated tool making capabilities of VT Industrial Technology, […]