Compass Automotive Group

Compass Automotive Group, LLC is a leading provider of engineered, high-integrity structural aluminum cast components to OEM's and Tier I automotive suppliers. Compass utilizes cost-effective processes including squeeze casting, vacuum riserless/pressure riserless casting (VRC/PRC), and high pressure die casting (HPDC). Compass safety critical components can be found in vehicles from virtually all North American, Asian, and European automakers.

Fully automated VRC knuckle casting & finishing cell

Compass was formed through the acquisition of several key providers in the casting and machining sector:

  • Casting Technologies Company (CTC)—May 2006
    Manufacturer of safety critical suspension & chassis components utilizing squeeze casting technology
  • Alcoa Automotive Castings—November 2007
    Manufacturer of safety critical suspension & chassis components utilizing proprietary VRC/PRC casting technology
  • Citation—March 2009
    Manufacturer of machined high pressure die cast aluminum components

Utilizing the operational and financial expertise of the Compass management team, these organizations have been integrated into a single source for light metal, high-integrity casting components. Compass Automotive Group operates manufacturing facilities in Detroit (Farmington Hills), Fruitport, Grand Rapids, and Lowell, Michigan; Franklin, Indiana; and sales offices in North America and Asia.


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