Federal-Mogul acquires piston ring supplier

Automotive supplier Federal-Mogul has acquired the Daros, a supplier of piston rings for large-bore engines used in industrial energy generation and commercial shipping.  

Details of the transaction were not disclosed.

The combined business will offer customers a range of piston rings and service and refurbishment solutions for commercial engines, supported globally by engineering and manufacturing locations in Europe and Asia.

The Daros Piston Ring business adds approximately 220 employees to Federal-Mogul’s global operations and the acquisition includes manufacturing locations in China, Sweden and Germany.