Elsa, an automotive component manufacturer, specializes in fuel tanks, exhaust systems and structural components for OEM customers. Established in 1987, the company has the mission of meeting the needs for local production and expanding the market in the United States. Its products include automotive parts, such as fuel tanks, exhaust pipes, mufflers, cross-member and panels. A division of Japan s Sakamoto Industry, the company is located in Elwood, Ind. Sakamoto is a manufacturer, specializing in functional parts for automobiles such as fuel tanks, mufflers and other vital safety parts, and has expanded steadily in line with the development of the automobile industry in Japan.