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Federal-Mogul Corporation
Type Public (NASDAQFDML)
Founded 1899 as the Muzzy-Lyon Company
Headquarters Southfield, Michigan, USA
Key people Carl Icahn, Chairman of the Board
José Maria Alapont, President & CEO
Industry Auto Parts
Products pistons, rings, pins, liners, valve seats and guides, ignition products, bearings, bushings, heatshields, sealing products, transmission components, brake and chassis components, and systems protection products
Revenue $6.9 billion USD (2008)
Net income $468 million USD (2008)
Employees 40,000 (2008)

Federal-Mogul Corporation is a leading global automotive supplier based in Southfield, Michigan, USA. The company supplies powertrain and safety technologies to manufacturers of automotive, light commercial, heavy-duty, industrial, agricultural, marine, rail, off-road and industrial vehicles, as well as the worldwide aftermarket. Federal-Mogul employs some 40,000 people in 36 countries with 107 manufacturing locations, 25 distribution centers and 16 technical centers.


Company activities

  • Federal-Mogul develops leading technology and innovation in vehicle and industrial products to improve fuel economy, CO2 reduction, alternative energies, environment and safety systems.
  • Federal-Mogul's powertrain technologies enables optimized friction, supporting engine downsizing, higher compression ratios and improved performance.
  • A diverse global business and product lineup, where no single customer accounts for six percent of revenue, Federal-Mogul has products on more than 250 vehicle platforms and 700 powertrain programs.


  • The Powertrain Energy (PTE) segment consists of pistons, rings, pins, liners, valve train and ignition components.
  • Powertrain Sealing and Bearings (PTSB) consists of seals, gaskets, bearings, bushings, heat shields and transmission components.
  • The Vehicle Safety and Protection (VSP) segment consists of all brake activities, chassis products, lighting, wipers and systems protection technologies.

Aftermarket Brands

F-M’s Global Aftermarket sells aftermarket brands to the service and replacement markets with entry-level, OE replacement and premium-level products.

  • AE engine products
  • ANCO wipers
  • Bentley-Harris protection products
  • Champion spark plugs and wipers
  • Fel-Pro gaskets
  • Ferodo brake pads
  • Glyco bearings
  • Goetze piston rings
  • Moog chassis products
  • National wheel end components
  • Nüral pistons
  • Payen gaskets
  • Precision drivetrain components
  • Sealed Power engine products
  • Wagner lighting and brake products

Company History

  • 1899 Federal-Mogul founded as Muzzy-Lyon Company
  • 1924 Muzzy-Lyon and Federal-Bearing & Bushing become Federal-Mogul Corporation
  • 1956 Company listed as #350 on Fortune 500 List
  • 1998 Federal-Mogul completed acquisition of T&N plc – grows to nearly $5 billion in revenue
  • 2001 Federal-Mogul files for Chapter 11 in U.S. and Administration in U.K.
  • 2006 Emerges from U.K. Administration
  • 2007 Federal-Mogul emerges from Chapter 11
  • 2008 Listed on NASDAQ under FDML

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