Metaldyne is one of the leading global designer and supplier of metal-based components, assemblies and modules. The company provides products for engine, transmission and chassis applications, including engine connecting rods, transmission valve bodies, machined wheel-end components, balance shaft modules, and crankshaft dampers and pulleys. It offers noise and vibration control products to the motor vehicle industry. Headquartered in Plymouth, Mich., Metaldyne employs more than 6,300 employees at over 30 facilities in nearly 10 countries. The company is a supplier of wheel-end and mini-corner modules. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Asahi Tec, which is a Japan-based chassis and power train component supplier. Metaldyne maintains a location in Fremont, Ind.