American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. engages in the manufacture, engineering, design, and validation of driveline systems and related components. It operates through the following segments: Driveline, Metal Forming, Powertrain, Casting, and Corporate. The Driveline segment consists of axles, drive shafts, power transfer units, rear drive modules, and electric and hybrid driveline products and systems for light trucks, service utility vehicles, crossover vehicles, passenger cars, and commercial vehicles. The Metal Forming segment manufactures axle shafts, ring and pinion gears, differential gears, transmission gears, and shafts and suspension components for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), and Tier 1 automotive suppliers. The Powertrain segment fabricates transmission module and differential assemblies, transmission valve bodies, connecting rod forging and assemblies, torsional vibration dampers, and variable valve timing products for OEMs and Tier I automotive suppliers. The Casting segment produces thin wall castings and ductile iron castings, as well as differential cases, steering knuckles, control arms, and turbo charger housings for the light, commercial, and industrial markets. The company was founded by Richard E. Dauch on March 1, 1994 and is headquartered in Detroit, MI.