SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (April 2)—Federal-Mogul Corp. has formed a strategic alliance with Paper Plas Inc., a Detroit-based paper packaging and conversion services supplier. At its Milwaukee plant, the minority-owned supplier will assemble and package replacement engine gasket kits from parts designed and manufactured at Federal-Mogul's Skokie, Ill., plant. The kits, which typically contain 30 to 50 gaskets and seals, will be used as service parts for passenger cars, light trucks, heavy vehicles and industrial equipment. The alliance with "an experienced diversity supplier" will benefit end customers and help Federal-Mogul gain entry into new markets and customers, Tom Conaghan, senior vice president of sealing systems at Federal-Mogul, said in a release.
Federal-Mogul forms alliance for aftermarket gasket kit assembly
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