AUBURN HILLS, Mich., March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Global powertrain supplier BorgWarner will donate $100,000 to the Red Cross toward disaster relief for the survivors of the recent earthquake and tsunami disasters in Japan. In addition, the company will match all donations from its employees around the world.
"At BorgWarner, we believe in supporting the communities where we work and live. This is one of those times when one of our communities needs us more than ever," said Timothy M. Manganello, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, BorgWarner. "Our thoughts and prayers go out to the people of Japan including all of our Japanese employees, business partners and friends as they recover from this disaster."
BorgWarner operates five facilities in Japan, including a plant with its joint venture partner, NSK-Warner. All BorgWarner employees and NSK-Warner associates working and traveling in Japan are believed to be safe, and none of BorgWarner's facilities have been damaged.
Auburn Hills, Michigan-based BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE :BWA ) is a product leader in highly engineered components and systems for vehicle powertrain applications worldwide. The company operates manufacturing and technical facilities in 60 locations in 18 countries. Customers include VW/Audi, Ford, Toyota, Renault/Nissan, General Motors, Hyundai/Kia, Daimler, Chrysler, Fiat, BMW, Honda, John Deere, PSA, and MAN. The Internet address for BorgWarner is: http://www.borgwarner.com.
SOURCE BorgWarner Inc.