BorgWarner BERU Systems announces an agreement which makes Federal-Mogul Corporation the exclusive global distributor of its BERU aftermarket products. The agreement will be effective on January 1, 2013. Completion of the transaction is subject to regulatory approvals.
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Over the next few months, the companies will work to integrate the existing BERU Systems distribution networks within Federal-Mogul. The end result is expected to provide a broader product offering to the aftermarket and a more global distribution network. Products covered in the agreement include gasoline ignition components, sensors, glow plugs and diesel cold start systems. These products will continue to be manufactured by BorgWarner BERU Systems to the same original equipment quality levels and sold under the well known BERU brand. This agreement does not impact BorgWarner BERU Systems continued direct support of customers in the original equipment assembly and service markets.
Auburn Hills, Michigan-based BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE: BWA) is a technology leader in highly engineered components and systems for powertrain applications worldwide. Operating manufacturing and technical facilities in 57 locations in 19 countries, the company develops products to improve fuel economy, reduce emissions and enhance performance. Customers include VW/Audi, Ford, Toyota, Renault/Nissan, General Motors, Hyundai/Kia, Daimler, Chrysler, Fiat, BMW, Honda, John Deere, PSA, and MAN. For more information, please visit borgwarner.com.