Metaldyne, which is backed by American Securities, has merged with Grede Holdings and HHI Group Holdings to form MPG. No financial terms were disclosed. George Thanopoulos, HHI’s CEO, will become MPG’s CEO while Thomas Amato, CEO of Metaldyne and Doug Grimm, CEO of Grede, will become co-presidents of MPG. As a result of the transaction, MPG will become a manufacturing firm focused on transmission, engine, driveline and safety critical applications in passenger, commercial and industrial vehicles.
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