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Company acquires German firm

Published: Saturday, April 12, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – Global powertrain supplier BorgWarner finalized its acquisition of Gustav Wahler GmbH & Co. KG on March 1.

A producer of exhaust gas recirculation valves and tubes as well as engine thermostats for both on- and off-road applications, Wahler’s customers include worldwide automotive manufacturers. 

The addition of Wahler complements the EGR valve, cooler and tube technologies while expanding BorgWarner’s product portfolio to include thermostats.

Events to welcome Wahler’s 1,200 employees in Germany, China, Brazil, and the U.S. began the same week. Wahler will join the BorgWarner Emissions Systems business. BorgWarner will maintain the Wahler name as a product brand.

BorgWarner operates a plant in Dixon.

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