In 2017, Deshler acquired Uni-Bond Brake, LLC, a well-known heavy duty brake component manufacturer in Ferndale, Michigan. UniBond is now part of Amanda Products and is the eighth member of the Deshler family of companies.
In 2016, Deshler Group purchased MSD Stamping in Livonia, Michigan, rebranding it as Amanda Manufacturing Michigan, adding capacity and expanding Amanda’s product offerings.
In 2014, DAP began operating under its new name, Amanda International, highlighting its quality products, close ties to Amanda Manufacturing, and growing importance in the global manufacturing community.
In 2014, Amanda Bent Bolt became Amanda Manufacturing. This new title embodies both the company’s extensive metalforming capabilities and its commitment to strong US-based manufacturing.
In 2013, Deshler founded its new brand, Amanda Products, an innovative aftermarket parts manufacturer drawing upon the heritage of Amanda Bent Bolt, now renamed Amanda Manufacturing.
In 2011, Feblo acquired 50% of Global Transportation Management, a successful transportation and logistics company originally founded by Mark Brodie in 2007. The company was moved to Livonia, Michigan to solidify Deshler’s complete supply chain capability.
Also in 2010, GS3 was born, leveraging Lisa Lunsford’s information technology experience to forge a highly-regarded, comprehensive supply chain management company.
In 2010, as head of Deshler Group, Robert Gruschow focused Amanda on manufacturing and Feblo on assembly and distribution.
Starting in 2009, Deshler merged Claude Sintz with Amanda Bent Bolt, consolidating their facilities in Logan, Ohio.
In 2005, Deshler began its international expansion into Central America, founding DAP and becoming a global supplier.