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Transtar Holding Company

Transtar Holding Company is an integrated portfolio of brands that provides world-class customer service, distribution and manufacturing of OE and aftermarket automotive products.

The company has grown significantly since its beginnings as a transmission parts supplier, Transtar Industries, founded in 1975 in a suburb of Cleveland, Ohio. Through market growth, share gain, and the acquisition of major players and competitors, the portfolio expanded into the global leader that it is today.

Transmission and Drivetrain

Transtar Industries

Transtar Industries, located in Cleveland, Ohio, is the global leader in transmission and drivetrain-related solutions, dedicated to providing its customers with outstanding service, offering the broadest product catalog and best-in-class distribution of quality OE and aftermarket parts and premium remanufactured products.

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King-O-Matic, located in Mississauga, Ontario, is Transtar Industries’ affiliate in Canada, distributing automatic and standard transmission kits, component parts, remanufactured torque converters and hard parts, differentials, and standard transmission clutches.

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Pro-King Automotive Products specializes in the development of transmission and drivetrain part programs for automotive retailers, buying groups, and traditional warehouse distributors. The full range of Pro-King programs provides customers with access to thousands of parts through a variety of customizable transmission and drivetrain program options.

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TransMart is Transtar Industries’ affiliate in Puerto Rico, distributing automatic and standard transmission rebuild kits and components, remanufactured torque converters, hard parts, valve bodies, differentials, and transfer case kits and components.

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Manufacturing / Remanufacturing


ATCO Products, located in Dallas, Texas, is a manufacturer of air conditioning components for the original equipment manufacturers and the automotive aftermarket for heavy-duty trucks and off-road vehicles.

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Alma Products

Alma Products Company is located in Michigan and is a manufacturer of OE drivetrain components and clutch/disc assemblies. Alma also remanufactures torque converters, transmissions and automotive air conditioner compressors. These products are distributed to original equipment automotive, commercial, industrial, and automotive aftermarket customers. Alma Products is certified as a TS16949, ISO14001, and Q1 manufacturer.

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RECON™ remanufactures a wide range of torque converters for light to medium-duty applications as well as high performance applications. In addition, these brands also remanufacture a variety of hard parts for the transmission, including pumps, valve bodies, oil pump assemblies, transmission cases, drums, and planetaries.

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Paint and Autobody

Transtar Autobody Technologies

Transtar Autobody Technologies, located in Brighton, Michigan, is to the lead value-based provider of body shop solutions in the automotive aftermarket, providing quality solutions backed by superior customer service, strong technical support, superior value-added marketing and state-of-the-art technology.

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Nickels Performance

Nickels Performance, located in Piney Flats, Tennessee, is a full-line wholesale distributor of high-performance automotive parts and accessories for drag racing, circle track racing, street performance and muscle car restoration. Nickels offers a broad array of internal engine components, cylinder heads, blocks, valvetrain, fuel systems and ignition systems from the finest brands.

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