TOP 100 OEM SUPPLIERS TO NORTH AMERICA Auto Industry
More than 100 of the top 150 OEMs to North America have a presence within the Detroit region. Fifty-six of those
companies have headquarter offices in the Detroit region.
Supplier N.A. Sales City Products
WHY THE DETROIT REGION REMAINS “THE AUTOMOTIVE CAPITAL”
Magna International Inc. 1 Troy 11,415 Interiors, exteriors, body & chassis, seats mirrors, closures
Delphi Automotive Systems 2 Troy 7,585 Systems & components, lighting, chassis, steering
Johnson Controls Automotive Systems 3 Plymouth 7,067 (f) Seating systems & components, batteries
Lear Corp. 4 Southfield 4,896 Seating systems The face of the automotive industry is changing with the
TRW Automotive 5 Livonia 4,515 (f) Steering, suspension, braking, engine components etc. advent of new technology. Here's why the Detroit region
Robert Bosch 6 Farmington Hills 4,407 ABS, electronics & brakes continues to evolve as the global automotive brain center.
Continental AG 7 Auburn Hills 4,202 (f, e) Electronic brakes, stability management systems & tires
ThyssenKrupp USA Inc. 9 Troy 3,508 (e) Powertrains, suspensions, steering systems, drivetrains • There are more than 300 technology & • Michigan is fourth in industrial R&D
Denso International America Inc. 10 Southfield 3,331 (f, e) Powertrain, electronics, small motor thermal systems engineering facilities in the Detroit region. intensity (the ratio of R&D dollars to Gross
ArvinMeritor 11 Troy 3312 Axles, brakes, drivelines, wheels, chassis • Eighteen of the top 100 global automotive State Product.)
Aisin World Corp. of America 12 Plymouth 3,244 (f,e) Drive-line systems & forged products suppliers call the Detroit region home with 90 • More than 40% of U.S. automotive R&D is
Faurecia 14 Auburn Hills 2,648 having an office presence in the Detroit region. performed in Michigan.
Yazaki North America 15 Canton 2,616 (e) Electrical distribution systems, electronic modules • Eighty-one of the top 100 original equipment • The Detroit region continues to produce
Benteler Automotive Corp. 16 Auburn Hills 2,607 Chassis & exhaust systems, structural products etc. manufacturers to North America have an office more cars than any other state. In 2007,
IAC Group North America & Asia 17 Dearborn 2,438 Instrument panels & cockpits, door panels, headliners etc. or plant in regional Detroit. Michigan manufactured more than 2.3
Visteon Corp. 19 Van Buren Twp. 2,184 Interiors, climate control, electronics & lighting • Michigan is the No. 1 state for vehicle- million cars and trucks.
Tenneco Inc. 21 Monroe 2,111 (f) Shocks, struts, NVH products, springs etc. related R&D.
TK Holdings Inc. 23 Auburn Hills 2,038 (f) Airbags, seat belts, elecronics, steering wheels & interior trim
American Axle & Manufacturing 24 Detroit 1,995 (e) Driveline & drivetrains
ZF Group NAO 27 Northville 1,689 (e) Transmissions, steering systems, suspension components
DuPont Automotive 28 Troy 1,645 Coatings, engineering polymers etc.
BorgWarner Inc. 29 Auburn Hills 1,632 Engine air mgmt. Systems, transmission assemblies
Autoliv North America 31 Auburn Hills 1,554 Airbags, seat belts, safety electronics, steering wheels
NORTH AMERICAN VEHICLE PRODUCTION, 2008
Valeo 37 Auburn Hills 1,239 Transmissions, climate control, engine cooling, lighting
Cooper-Standard Automotive 38 Dearborn 1,230 (e) Sealing & vibration control systems & fluid handling systems
Alcoa Automotive 39 Farmington Hills 1,219 Wheels chassis & suspension, body & closures
Federal-Mogul 41 Southfield 1,142 (f) Engines, transmissions, steering, suspensions & lighting
The Detroit region continues to produce more cars and trucks each year than any other state in the country. In 2008, more
Metaldyne Corp. 44 Plymouth 1,023 (e) Powertrain & chassis products, powder metal sintered products
Behr America Inc. 46 Troy 971 (e) Engine cooling, air conditioning
than 1.8 million cars and trucks rolled off Michigan assembly lines - 1.5 million off assembly plants located in the Detroit
Toyoda Gosei North America Corp. 51 Troy 848 (f,e) Weatherstrips, trim & safety systems region. Annually, Michigan accounts for more than 20% of the United States motor vechicle production.
GKN Driveline 53 Auburn Hills 842 Sideshafts, propshafts, torque mgmt. systems
Hella Corporate Center USA Inc. 55 Plymouth 744 (f) Lighting & electronics systems
TAG Holdings LLC 56 Troy 704 Chassis modules, interior assembly modules, temp modules
Tower Automotive Inc,. 57 Livonia 695 (e) Body structures & assemblies, lower vehicle frames
Brose North America Inc. 63 Auburn Hills 618 (e) Window regulators, door modules, seat adjusters
TI Automotive systems 64 Warren 609 (f,e) Fluid carrying systems
Dura Automotive Systems Inc. 65 Rochester Hills 596 (f) Shifter systems, cable systems, etc.
Year Detroit Region Michigan United States
TRAM Inc. 69 Plymouth 791 Switches, steering wheels, airbags, shifters, key cylinders
SRG Global 70 Warren 549 (e) Switches, steering wheels, airbags, shifters, key cylinders 1999 2,702,188 3,108,306 13,085,171
Kautex Textron North America 71 Troy 547 Fuel tank systems, clear vision systems
2000 2,706,040 3,108,350 12,831,660
Freudenberg - NOK 73 Plymouth 535(e) Seals, gaskets, rubber & plastic-molded products
Meridian Automotive Systems 77 Allen Park 500 Bumper systems, composites, exterior lighting & trim 2001 1,903,434 2,542,001 11,516,404
Rieter Automotive North America 79 Farmington Hills 487 (f) Dampers, acoustic systems & interior trim 2002 2,364,634 2,918,788 12,328,306
Dow Automotive 80 Auburn Hills 485 (f) Plastics, adhesives, plastics enhanced products, NVH sytems
Plastic Omnium 83 Troy 466 (e) Fascias, front-end/rear-end modules fenders & body parts 2003 2,284,081 2,783,739 11,899,128
3M Automotive Market Center 84 Livonia 451 (f,e) Abrasives, acoustical insulation adhesives lighting, optical 2004 2,230,448 2,598,421 12,021,216
Schaeffler Group North America 85 Troy 450 (e) Anti-friction bearings, engine components, chassis transmissions
Grupo Antolin North America Inc. 86 Auburn Hills 443 (e) Overhead systems, door function & seat function products
2005 2,311,700 2,598,421 12,018,043
American Mitsuba Corp. 88 Brighton 436 (f,e) Sunroof motors, power slide door assemblies 2006 not avail 2,279,672 11,351,289
Henniges Automotive 91 Farmington Hills 425 Sealing, encapsulated glass systems & vibration controls
2007 2,119,222 2,333,257 10,823,423
Philips Automotive Lighting N.A. 93 Farmington Hills 417 (f,e) Lighting, playback modules, car radio integrated circuits, LCD
Inergy Automotive Systems 94 Troy 407 Fuel systems 2008 1,556,368 1,852,654 8,737,465
Webasto Roof Systems Inc. 95 Rochester Hills 399 (f) Sunroofs, large roof systems, convertible roof modules
NSK Americas 98 Ann Arbor 388 (f,e) Bearings, hub bearings, steering columns, elec. power steering Source: Automotive News.
Foamex Automotive Products 99 Novi 385 Seat foam & laminates, headliner foam
Pioneer Automotive Technologies Inc. 100 Farmington Hills 380 (f,e) Audio/video entertainment & navigating systems
Source: Automotive News.
MOTOR VEHICLES & RELATED INDUSTRIES, 2006-Detroit Region
Farmington Hills Madison Heights Rochester Hills Delphi Automotive Systems
NAICS Number Number Akebono R&D Engineering Center Gonzalez Design Engineering American Axle & Manufacturing DuPont Automotive
Code Description of Establishments of Employees Alcoa Henkel Surface Technologies Technical Center EXPERT Corp.
3261 Plastics product manufacturing 309 22,473 Calsonic Kansei North America Sulfo Technologies LLC Auburn Engineering Faurecia Automotive Seating Inc.
3361 Motor vehicle manufacturing 27 35,656 Design Intent Engineering Inc. BOS Automotive Products GM, Chrysler & BMW Hybrid
3362 Motor vehicle body & trailer manufacturing 23 491 GDX Automotive Marysville Branson Ultrasonics Corp. Development Center
Global Embedded Technologies Blue Water Automotive Systems Dura Automotive Systems Grammer Industries Inc.
3363 Motor vehicle parts manufacturing 494 82,313
Hitachi America Ltd. FANUC Robotics America Inc. Harita TVS Technologies Inc.
33611 Automobile & light duty motor vehicle manufacturing 26 36,429 Kongsberg Automotive Inc. Milford Gates Automotive Technical Center Hi-Lex Automotive Center
336111 Automobile manufacturing 20 15,070 Mahle Technology Inc. General Motors Corp. Mark IV Automotive Honeywell International Inc.
336112 Light truck & utility vehicle manufacturing 7 18,750 Material Sciences Corp. Michigan Scientific Corp. Orchid Automation HP Pelzer
336211 Motor vehicle body manufacturing 8 166 Nippon Antenna America Inc. Tesla Motors Inc. Hutchinson FTS
Nissan Technical Center NA Monroe Tower Automotive INA USA Corp.
33631 Motor vehicle gasoline engine & engine parts manufacturing 60 13,317 North American Lighting TWB Co. Inc. Trico Products Corp. Inergy Automotive Technical Center
33635 Motor vehicle transmission & power train parts manufacturing 39 15,356 Pioneer Automotive Technologies Webasto Roof Systems Intermet
33636 Motor vehicle seating & interior trim manufacturing 26 6,097 Rieter Automotive N.A. Northville WaveCrest Laboratories LLC Magna Donnelly Corp.
33637 Motor vehicle metal stamping 171 26,072 Robert Bosch Key Plastics LLC MB-Technology NA LLC
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 1,893 26,331 Tachi-S Engineering USA Inc. Mitsubishi Electric Romeo MGA Research Corp.
TRW Inc. Automotive America L&L Products Inc. Munro & Associates Inc.
4411 Automobile dealers 647 15,365 VI Engineering Meiden Technical Center NA LLC Oxford Automotive
44112 Used car dealers 272 840 Yorozu America SEW-DTC Inc. Romulus Plastic Omnium
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 931 6,795 ZF Group Aztec Manufacturing PPG Kansai Automotive Finishes
8111 Automotive repair & maintenance 2,948 15,604 Fenton SKD Automotive Group
Webasto Product Novi Saline Tata AutoComp Systems Ltd.
Total 7,901 337,125 North America Inc. Alcan Automotive - Applied Renosol Corp. Teleflex Automotive Group
Engineering Center Textron Fastening Systems
Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census. Ferndale Cooper Standard Shelby Twp. Technical Center
American Electric Vehicle Co. dSPACE Inc. Gilbar Testing Laboratories TG North America
Hayes Lemmerz Eberspacher North America Inc. Toyoda Gosei North America Corp.
NORTH AMERICAN CAR & TRUCK PRODUCTION, 2008 FCI Automotive Southfield Troy Polymers Inc.
Flat Rock Foamex International Inc. Amcast Automotive Woodbridge Group
Robert Bosch Harada Industry of America Inc. BASF Corp. U.S. Steel Automotive Center
Area Cars Area Trucks Area Motor Vehicles
Michigan 1,004,563 Michigan 848,091 Michigan 1,852,654 Intier Automotive Technical Center Comau Pico
Flint Kostal of America Inc. Denso International America Van Buren Twp.
Ohio 854,209 Missouri 680,424 Ohio 1,484,086 FTS Technologies MAHLE Powertrain LLC Eaton Corp. Ricardo Inc.
Kentucky 488,645 Ohio 629,877 Kentucky 780,727 Pro-Tech Industries Nachi Robotic Systems Inc. Excel Automotive Visteon
Illinois 263,981 Alabama 519,689 Missouri 680,424 NetShape International GE Automotive Center of Excellence
Kansas 222,535 Indiana 422,938 Alabama 672,277 Fraser OC Automotive Solutions Center Honda R&D Americas Inc. Warren
Source: Automotive News. New Dimension Laser Inc. Preh Inc. Kaiser Aluminum Detroit Testing Laboratory Inc.
Quality Verification Enterprises SSI Technologies Inc. Lear Corp. Technical Division Enterprise Automotive Systems
Tower Automotive Technical Center Panasonic Auomotive Systems Flex-N-Gate Michigan
Grand Blanc Toyota Boshoku America Co. of America Technology Center
Sycron Corp. Vector CANtech Inc. Peterson Spring GM Technical Center
REGIONAL DETROIT R&D & ENGINEERING COMPANIES Grosse Pointe Farms
Cobasys Guardian Automotive Products
Southgate MSX International
Allen Park Armada Molex Automotive Chesterfield Twp. SenSound Plymouth American Specialty Cars-ASC National Automotive Center-U.S.
Tokico USA Inc. Automotive Systems POM Group Emhart Fastening Teknolgies Aisin World Corp. of America Army
Laboratory-Takata Recaro North America Inc. Grosse Pointe Woods AVL Powertrain Engineering Inc. St. Clair Shores TI Group
Almont Robotic Production Technology Clinton Twp. EnVironmental Transportation
Bytec Inc. Collins & Aikman Corp. Fischer & Co. U.S. Manufacturing Corp.
Vehicle Research & Dev. Inc. Auburn Hills SAI Automotive Solutions LLC Dow Corning Corp.
ABB Inc. - Robotics Division Saturn Electronics & Engineering KUKA Robotics Corp. Durr Industries Inc. Sterling Heights Wayne
Ann Arbor Advanced Design Siemens Automotive N.A. Metalase Technologies Inc. Howell ELESYS North America Inc. General Dynamics Land Systems Patel Industries Ltd. Inc.
A&D Technology Resources International Solvay Engineered Polymers Cadillac Products Emmeskay Inc. Key Safety Systems Inc.
Adaptive Materials Alps Automotive Automotive Applications Dev. Dearborn Ogihara America Fraunhofer USA Inc. Nisshinbo Automotive Corp. Whitmore Lake
American Honda Motor Co. Analytical Process Systems Center Ballard Power Systems Solid State Technologies Freudenberg & NOK Stabilus ElectroJet Inc.
Applied Dynamics International Autoliv Takata Emergent Systems Fujitsu Ten Corp. of America
AW Technical Center USA Benteler Automotive Corp. Thyssen-Krupp Budd Co. Ford Motor Co. Imlay City
Scientific Research Lab Ilmor Engineering Inc. Superior Twp. Wixom
Bosal International N.A. Borg Warner Umicor Autocat USA Inc. Toyo Seat USA Corp. Isuzu-DMAX Technical Center Hyundai America Accurate Technologies Inc.
Meridian Automotive Systems
Cherix Inc. Bosch Rexroth Corp. Valeo Plastech Engineered Products Inc. Johnson Controls Technical Center Inc. ACT Laboratories Inc.
National Vehicle & Fuel Brose Inkster Johnson Electric
QQC Inc. Digital Fuel Injection Inc.
Emmissions Laboratory - E.P.A. Continental Teves Brighton Siemens VDO Automotive Hillsdale Automotive JTEKT North America Taylor Keykert
ETAS Inc. Cooper Standard Automotive American Mitsuba UT Automotive Karmann USA Inc. Johnson Matthey Testing NHK International Corp.
Federal-Mogul Corp. Chrysler Delphi Automotive Systems Lapeer Koyo Prodrive Englehard LLC
IAV Automotive Engineering Inc. Delmia Corp. Tech Center Detroit Testing Service Group Metaldyne Troy Soutec Soudronic
IMRA American Inc. Delta Technologies Group SHAFI Inc. American Axle
Detroit Diesel Mitsubishi Electric Akzo Nobel Inc. Stork Climax Research Services
LLamasoft Inc. Dow Automotive Livonia Perceptron Alfmeier Corp.
General Motors Corp. Wagon Engineering
Lotus Engineering-Powertrain EDAG Canton Twp. 3M Automotive Innovation Center San Luis Rassini Altair Engineering
George R. Ryder & Associates Inc. AM General
NSK Americas Inc. Echlin Advanced Magnet Source Corp. Green Testing Laboratories Inc. Sealant Equipment & Engineering ArvinMeritor Wyandotte
Sentisco Inc. FEV Engine Technology Inc. Application Research Center LucasVarity PLC SKF North America Tech. Center AxleTech International
Next Energy BASF Corp.
Solidica Inc. GKN Automotive ATEQ Corp. Magna Seating Systems Tram Behr America
Southwest Research Institute
STM Power Inc. Grupo Antolin-North America Inc. Bruel & Kjaer North America McLaren Performance Technologies Cadence Innovation Ypsilanti Twp.
Subaru R&D Inc. Guardian Industries Concept Design Lighting Paragon Laboratories Inc. Rochester Compact Power
Dexter ASC Automotive Americas R&D Inc.
Tecumseh Products Co. IEE Automotive USA Inc. Yazaki North America QMP America Atlantis Technology Control Power-Reliance LLC
Clark-MXR Inc Integrated Sensing Systems
T/J Technologies Inc. Inalfa Roof Systems Revolutionary Engineering Inc. CTS CarTopSystems Cosma International
Toyota Technical International Catalyst Technology Carleton Roush Industries Inc. Gates Corp. Defiance Testing & Engineering
Pilot Industries Inc. Source: State of Michigan and Detroit Regional
Center USA Inc. Loctite Corp-Automotive Guardian Industries TRW Inc.
Chamber’s Research Center.
Translume Inc. Technical Center