MAT Holdings, Inc. is a privately held, globally diversified manufacturing, marketing, and distribution company, providing quality products and trusted brands to two business categories - Automotive and Consumer. The Automotive segment is further broken down into the MAT Foundry Group, which manufactures cast iron parts for automotive and industrial applications; the Friction Group, which supplies friction braking components; and Suspension Components Group which supplies suspension components and systems. The Consumer segment provides fencing, lawn & garden accessories, air compressors, pneumatic air tools, outdoor power equipment, aftermarket and automotive lighting, and automotive detailing products.
For over 30 years, our multi-faceted manufacturing, distribution and sourcing facilities located in Asia, Europe, and the United States have enabled us to provide customers exceptional products, services, and marketing and logistical solutions tailored to meet the needs of today's dynamic marketplace.
SUSPENSION COMPONENTS & SYSTEMS
MAT Auto Group manufactures suspension components including shocks and struts under the Gabriel® brand as well as suspension systems for the North American market meeting the exacting specifications of tractor, trailer, emergency response, bus, military, and motor home manufacturers. Our products are designed to maximize uptime through innovative features and durable design while minimizing maintenance and operating costs.
MAT Foundry Group
BRAKE DISCS & SAFETY PARTS
The MAT Foundry Group consists of a group of 7 companies on 3 continents that engineer and manufacture cast iron products serving the passenger, commercial, and heavy duty vehicle markets as well as industrial and racing applications. The foundry group produces over 350,000 tons of iron per year in 7 foundries with 1,750 employees. The Foundry Group also maintains 8 machining facilities across Europe, Asia, and Central America. The Foundry Group supports both OEM and aftermarket customers with R&D including 80 process and development engineers.
MAT Friction Group
BRAKE PADS & SHOES
The MAT Friction Group consists of a group of 8 companies on 3 continents that serve the passenger, commercial, and heavy duty vehicle markets with a variety of braking components including pads, shims and back plates, and brake shoes and linings. The friction group produces over 24 million sets of passenger brake pads per year, 2.5M sets of PV shoes per year, 200,000 sets of CV brake pads, and 4M pieces of CV linings per year with twelve factories. The group also maintains three R&D centers and 34 dynamometers for product development and testing.
World class domestic manufacturing facilities allow MAT Industries to offer high quality air compressors, air tools, and accessories to retailers under brands such as Powermate®, Industrial Air®, Industrial Air Contractor®, and Sanborn® as well as private label. Our air compressors are sold through retailers including major home centers, hardware co-ops, independents, and farm and fleet stores around the US.
MAT Engine Technologies
OUTDOOR POWER EQUIPMENT
MAT Engine Technologies engineers and manufactures quality gasoline powered outdoor power equipment for the North American retail market under the Powermate® and Southland® brands. With an array of two and four cycle engines that are EPA and CARB compliant, the Company offers an exciting lineup of walk behind edgers, field trimmers, garden tillers, and blowers. Additional two cycle offerings include hand-held trimmers, blowers, and walk behind cultivators.
Midwest Air Technologies
FENCING AND GARDEN ACCESSORIES
Midwest Air Technologies is a leading producer of quality fencing products, lawn and garden accessories, and pet accessories. We manufacture and distribute quality products such as residential, chain link, and agricultural fencing under the YardGard® and FarmGard® brands, trellis's, shepherds hooks, and other lawn and garden accessories under the Gilbert & Bennett® brand, and a line of pet containment and other pet accessories.
Tiger Accessory Group
AUTOMOTIVE LIGHTING & APPEARANCE
The Tiger Accessory Group was formed through the merger of Blazer® International and Clean-Rite®. The product categories encompass a range of items related to automotive accessories which appeal to professionals and serious do-it-yourselfers. Aftermarket vehicle lighting products, sold under the Blazer® International brand to the heavy duty truck, trailer, marine, and RV markets are DOT and Canadian approved providing the highest quality lighting products at the best price. The automotive appearance division offers value based items, under the Clean-Rite® and Detailer's Choice® brands, such as textiles, microfiber products, and cleaning systems that allow our customers to be competitive in their competitive retail environments.
STRATEGIC LOGISTIC SOLUTIONS
MAT Logistics provides a comprehensive offering of strategic logistic solutions to companies who want to reduce cost or increase performance where moving goods is involved. MAT maintains, organizes, and facilitates efficient delivery of inventory to your customer whether direct to retailer or to distribution center. With 7 U.S. facilities strategically positioned from coast-to-coast and over 2.1 million square feet of floor space, we can service all of North America including Canada, the contiguous 48 United States as well Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico.
Our philosophy is that we invest in businesses that allow us to create value through process improvement, global supply & distribution, scale and scope economies, and engineering and marketing expertise.
MAT Holdings, Inc. has established success averaging double-digit revenue increases over the past 5 years through acquisitions as well as organic growth. One of MAT Holding's key success factors is its ability to find synergies in acquisitions and assimilate them quickly enabling higher performance and ROI.
Midwest Air begins importing and selling aftermarket brake rotors
MAT acquires a majority stake in Eurac Holdings
MAT establishes GRI Engineering for the sales of brake rotors
MAT acquires Roulunds Braking and Meneta
MAT founds Danblock Brakes
MAT founds MAT Foundries Europe after acquiring assets of Sakthi Germany
MAT founds MAT Dalian Auto Parts
MAT acquires Dania, Fomar Poland and Ride Control, LLC (Gabriel)
MAT founds MAT Brakes India
MAT acquires MincerHD
MAT purchases assets of Frager Group and renames it to MAT Machining Europe
MAT acquires assets of PTR Germany
MAT acquires two Federal-Mogul factories and renames them to be MAT CV Products and MAT Friction Noyon