SOUTH BEND – Schafer Gear Works has acquired the assets of Dana Holding Corp.’s leisure, all-terrain and utility vehicle axle and differential business in Fredericktown, Ohio, and Blacklick, Ohio.
The new division of Schafer Gear will be called Schafer Driveline LLC. The manufacturing facilities include a 120,000-square-foot assembly plant in Fredericktown, producing axles for leisure, all-terrain and utility vehicles; transmissions and transaxles for ATVs; and related off-highway brake components and assemblies.
The second plant is a 30,000-square-foot facility in Blacklick that is a machining operation producing aluminum gear housings, ductile iron differential cases and ductile iron brake components for the leisure, all-terrain and utility vehicle markets. The two plants have 158 employees.