Metaldyne, LLC (Metaldyne), a wholly owned subsidiary of Metaldyne Performance Group Inc., is a global manufacturer of highly engineered metal-based components. It designs, manufactures and supplies metal-formed components and assemblies. Metaldyne classifies its products into four categories: engine products, transmission products, driveline products and specialty products. Its product portfolio include connecting rods, rubber dampers, balance shaft systems, viscous dampers, dual-mode rubber damper, WT components, piston cooling jets, bearing caps, fracture-split cam shaft caps, isolation pulleys, differential gears, splined sleeves, pistons and housings, valve bodies, clutch modules and hollowed shafts among others. The company also provides design-to-launch solutions that reduce cost, weight, cycle time, and complexity besides improving the vehicle performance. Its products find applications in automotive and light truck markets. Metaldyne operates 26 facilities in 13 countries across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. Metaldyne is headquartered in Plymouth, the US.The company strives to expand its product offerings in line with engine fuel efficiency trends. To this end, Metaldyne partnered with Stackpole International, to share their technological expertise to develop and offer engine balance shaft systems with integrated variable displacement oil pumps.