company_name = BorgWarner Inc.
company_type = Public (nyse|BWA)
foundation = 1880/1928
Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA
Timothy M. Manganello(CEO)
num_employees = 17,700 world wide
revenue = US$ 5.3 billion (2007)
homepage = [http://www.borgwarner.com/ www.borgwarner.com]
BorgWarner (nyse|BWA) is a U.S.
automotiveparts supplier, known for its manual and automatic transmissions and transmission components, (e.g., electro-hydraulic control components, Transmission Control Units, friction materials, and one-way clutches), turbochargers, engine valve timing system components, and 4-wheel drive system components. The company has manufacturing facilities in the U.S., Europe, and Asia, and provides highly engineered drivetrain component solutions to all three U.S. automakers as well as a variety of European and Asian customers. BorgWarnerhas successfully diversified into several automotive-related markets, including ignition interlock technology (ACS Corporation est. 1976) for preventing impaired operation of vehicles.
Formed in 1928 by the merger of Warner Gear, which was founded in 1901, Borg & Beck with roots to 1904, and two other companies, BorgWarner was best-known as the supplier of overdrive units for cars of the 1930s to the 1970s, [http://www.hotrodders.com/forum/borg-warner-r10-overdrives-59428.html] and as the developer of Ford's
Ford-O-Matic automatic transmissionintroduced in 1950. [http://www.careerbuilder.com/Jobs/Company/C8F2KK6DYNVRQCQC9YJ/Borgwarner-Inc/?cbsid=f7729f8afe614bd6bae13690dd4c19ac-273205359-RQ-4&&ns_siteid=ns_us_g_borg_warner_beck&cbRecursionCnt=1] The company is also notable for co-developing the first major non- dieselapplication of a variable geometry turbochargerwith Porsche, the Variable Turbine Geometry (VTG) system, used in the 2007 911 Turbo. BorgWarner claims this technology will reach mainstream cars within 10 years. [http://www.motorauthority.com/news/technical/911-turbo-technology-coming-to-a-car-near-you/]
The company is based in
Auburn Hills, Michigan. Robert S. Ingersollformerly served as the company's CEO and Chairman.
The trophy given to the winner of the
Indianapolis 500each year is called the BorgWarner Trophy, named after the company.
Borg-Warner Model DG transmission
Borg-Warner Model 35 transmission
Borg-Warner Model 65 transmission
* Borg-Warner T-5
Borg-Warner M35 transmission
Borg-Warner M44 transmission
Borg-Warner M8 transmission
Borg-Warner M11 transmission
Borg-Warner M12 transmission
* Variable Turbine Geometry (VTG)
*Torsional Vibration Dampers
*Clutch Module Assemblies
*Transmission Control Modules
*Integrated Mechatronic Control Systems
*Engine Timing Systems
*Variable Cam Timing
*Chains / Chain Systems
Turbo & Emissions Systems
*Secondary Air Systems
*Electronic Throttle Bodies
*Diesel Cold-Start Technologies
*Electronics and Densor Technologies
* [http://www.borgwarner.com/ Company website]
* [http://www.bsu.edu/libraries/collections/archives/findingaids.aspx?ltr=B BSU archives] Warner Gear Division Collection (MSS 178), BorgWarner Corporation Collection (MSS 185), and UAW Local 287 of BorgWarner Records (MSS 165) -
Ball State UniversityArchives and Special Collections Research Center
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