Burgess-Norton Manufacturing Company, a business unit of Amsted Industries, headquartered in Geneva, Illinois, USA, reports that it has entered into an agreement with Tenneco Inc., a world leader in gasoline and diesel engine piston technologies, based in Lake Forest, Illinois, USA, to provide its full range of piston pin technology and bearing surface finish solutions for the Tenneco Powertrain Business Group.
Burgess-Norton is a global provider of precision bearing surface finishes, Powder Metallurgy technologies, and advanced manufacturing for automotive powertrain and mechanical power transfer markets. With global manufacturing capability across North America, Asia and Europe, the company provides regional customer support and simplified multi-source supply chain solutions.
“This agreement is a solid strategic fit for both companies,” stated Luke Rubino, President of Burgess Norton. “Tenneco is strategically focusing their powertrain technology solutions business for growth and superior pistons are a key component of that, and Burgess Norton is targeting opportunities to expand our capacity and our global precision power transfer technologies.”
Rubino added, “With this agreement, we’re combining more than 100 years of manufacturing and technical experience to strengthen our ability to efficiently deliver improved engineered powertrain solutions addressing fuel economy, power output, and lower emissions.”