Dura Automotive Systems

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Dura Automotive Systems, headquartered in Rochester Hills, Michigan, USA was ranked in the 2006 Fortune 1000. It is engaged in the business of manufacturing and distribution of automotive components.

Dura filled for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on October 30, 2006.[1] Final determination to delist Dura's common stock and convertible trust preferred securities from NASDAQ was made November 13, 2006.[2]

December 2009 - Dura Automotive Systems Inc. became another Lynn Tilton company and part of a large diversified metal-bending company after its acquisition by the New York private-equity firm Patriarch Partners [1].[3]

In the deal, Dura absorbed Global Automotive Systems [2], of suburban Detroit, another Patriarch company, producing a parts supplier with global sales of nearly $2 billion.[4]

DURA Automotive Systems is the world’s leading independent designer and manufacturer of driver control systems, seating control systems, safety hardware, structural body systems, exterior trim and integrated glass systems.

With a presence on more than 300 models worldwide, DURA markets automotive products to every original equipment manufacturer (OEM) in the America’s, Asia and Europe. The company also is a supplier partner to the world’s leading Tier One automotive suppliers.

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