ArvinMeritor sells coil coating business

Jewett, Dale
November 2004
Automotive News;11/29/2004, Vol. 79 Issue 6123, p3
Trade Publication
The article reports that supplier ArvinMeritor Inc. has sold its steel coil coating subsidiary, Roll Coater Inc., to private equity firm Willis Stein & Partners LP of Chicago, Illinois for $162.5 million. The sales are part of an effort of ArvinMeritor to focus on original-equipment business. Roll Coater of Indianapolis, Indiana provides coated steel for the auto, heating and air conditioning, transportation and appliance industries.


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