KAWAGOE, Japan – It’s a big name in a relatively small market: Torsen. And with business down an estimated 35%-40% this year, the supplier is biding its time by developing new technology and improving efficiencies until the market picks up again. Torsen manufactures differentials in three locations: Kawagoe, Japan, at Toyoda Koki Automotive Torsen Co.; Rochester, NY, at JTEKT Torsen North America Inc.; and Strepy, Belgium, at JTEKT Torsen Europe SA. In 2008, the supplier posted ...

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