NORTH VERNON, IN – Metaldyne Corp. plans to add a fourth forged powder metal connecting rod to its production roster at its sintered components plant here next year for a new Asia/Pacific customer. It is the first time a Metaldyne plant in the U.S. will machine a powder metal connecting rod in addition to forging it, although a sister plant in Mexico already conducts both tasks for certain customers. Metaldyne expands connecting rod business. Previously, auto makers preferred to ...

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