Dayco acquires Metavation, expands damper offerings

News Jason Cannon September 10, 2013

Dayco Products, LLC announced Tuesday it has acquired Metavation and the damper portion of EPTEC from Revstone.

Metavation is a North American-based manufacturer of crankshaft damper pulleys with a research and development center in Hillsdale, Mich.; manufacturing operations in Mount Pleasant, Vassar, and Hillsdale, Mich., and San Luis Potosi, Mexico; as well as a corporate headquarters office in Southfield, Mich.

“The purchase of Metavation completes our global strategy in damper solutions and brings a product to the Dayco North American portfolio that strengthens both our engineering and manufacturing product base,” said Jim Orchard, Chief Executive Officer for Dayco.

The move gives Dayco entry into the North American damper business.