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Charter Mfg. Acquires European
Powertrain-Components Maker

Charter Mfg. Acquires European
Powertrain-Components Maker

Wednesday, February 21, 2007
 
Charter Manufacturing Co., Mequon, WI, has purchased Valve Train Components Limited (VTC), Lichfield, England, a manufacturer of powertrain components including precision valve collets, manual transmission keys and related stampings. VTC becomes part of Charter’s Milwaukee Wire Products Division, while continuing to manufacture in England. Milwaukee Wire Products offers metalforming, wire stamping and forming, tube bending and forming and other services to produce valve-spring retainers, valve keys, retaining rings and fluid-level indicators; www.milwaukeewire.com. VTC earned the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the International Trade category in 2004, honoring it for sustained export growth. Learn more at www.valvetraincomponents.co.uk.

 

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