Federal Mogul

Maker of automotive components and power systems.

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26555 Northwestern Highway
Southfield, MI 48034
Employees: 44,000
Co-CEOs: Rainer Jueckstock and Daniel Ninivaggi
Stock Symbol: FDML

Website: http://www.federalmogul.com

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Federal Mogul is a leading global supplier of products and services to the world's manufacturers and servicers of vehicles and equipment in the automotive, light, medium and heavy-duty commercial, marine, rail, aerospace, power generation and industrial markets. The company's products and services enable improved fuel economy, reduced emissions and enhanced vehicle safety.

Federal-Mogul operates two independent business segments, each with a chief executive officer reporting to Federal-Mogul's Board of Directors. Federal-Mogul's Powertrain segment designs and manufactures original equipment powertrain components and systems protection products for automotive, heavy-duty, industrial and transport applications.

Federal-Mogul's Vehicle Components segment sells and distributes a broad portfolio of products through more than 20 of the world's most recognized brands in the global vehicle aftermarket, while also serving original equipment vehicle manufacturers with products including braking, chassis, wipers and other vehicle components. The company's aftermarket brands include ANCO wiper blades; Champion spark plugs, wipers and filters; AE, Fel-Pro, FP Diesel, Goetze, Glyco, NĂ¼ral, Payen and Sealed Power engine products; MOOG steering and suspension parts; and Ferodo and Wagner brake products.

The Company has 94 manufacturing and 17 distribution facilities worldwide.

In 2013, the company reported revenues of $6.78 billion, a 5% increase, and net income of $41 million.


1899 - J. Howard Muzzy and Edward F. Lyon formed Muzzy-Lyon Company, Ltd., to sell mill supplies.

1900 - Doors to first Muzzy-Lyon building opened at 56-58 Woodward Avenue, Detroit. Began experimenting, in a shed on Jefferson Avenue, with Babbitt metals and alternate ways to manufacture automotive bearings.

1901 - Created new Babbitt metal called Mogul, which sold under the brand names Duro and Mogul. Established the subsidiary Mogul Metal Company.

1924 - Federal-Mogul Corporation created with merger of Muzzy-Lyon (Mogul Metal) and Federal Bearing and Bushing, becoming a major supplier of Babbitt and bronze. Purchased Douglas-Dahlin Company, creating first Service Division.

1965 - Changed name back to Federal-Mogul after merger with Sterling Aluminum Products (liquidated and dissolved in 1968). Acquired Rich Manufacturing Corporation (liquidated and dissolved in 1968). Sales reached $214.8 million.

1966 - Opened Corporate Headquarters in Southfield, MI. Research Division moved to new facility in Ann Arbor. Employment reached 12,422.

2001 - Company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy to separate its businesses from asbestos liability and settle lawsuits against it.

2008 - Company emerges from bankruptcy.


Some of the valuable U.S. benefits include:
- Medical
- Dental
- Prescription Drug
- Vision and Hearing
Federal-Mogul offers a variety of plans depending on location. HMOs are available in certain locations.

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
Flexible Spending Accounts help pay for eligible health and dependent care expenses with before tax dollars. This benefit is available at most locations
Life Insurance, Accidental Death (AD&D), Dependent Life, and Dependent AD&D
This benefit replaces a portion of earnings lost due to an accident or illness.
401(k) Investment Program
A comprehensive savings and investment program enables employees to accumulate wealth for retirement.
Pension benefits are provided by Federal-Mogul to supplement Social Security and personal savings.
Business Travel and Accident
Federal-Mogul provides life insurance in the event of an employee's death from an accident while traveling on Company business.
Tuition Assistance
Tuition reimbursement is offered at most locations for approved coursework at accredited educational institutions.
Federal-Mogul offers paid vacation. The amount of vacation varies based on years of service.
Holidays with Pay
The number of paid holidays offered by Federal-Mogul is competitive in the industry.

Updated February 22, 2014