Deshler Expands, Announcing Amanda Manufacturing Michigan

Deshler Expands, Announcing Amanda Manufacturing Michigan

July 10, 2016

Livonia’s Deshler Group buys door striker manufacturer
By Dustin Walsh

Livonia-based Deshler Group is quietly expanding in Livonia after adding to its manufacturing portfolio.

The family of companies, ranging from a hood striker supplier to logistics firm, closed in March on the $9 million acquisition of fellow Livonia company MSD Stamping Co.

The transaction is expected to add $16 million to $17 million to Deshler’s bottom line as well as establishe a local manufacturing presence for Deshler’s Amanda Manufacturing LLC subsidiary, which operates out of a plant in Ohio, said Robert Gruschow, president of Deshler and its warehousing, distribution subsidiary Feblo International LLC.

MSD will be rebranded as Amanda Manufacturing Michigan.

Read more in Crain’s Detroit Business.