DETROIT -- Metaldyne Corp. has been winning a fair amount of business since it was formed a year ago, but the company is particularly proud of a $200 million contract it won to produce two transmission clutch modules for a major North American auto maker. The Plymouth, MI, supplier will forge, machine, assemble and ship $200 million worth of content to its auto maker customer, beginning with the ’05 model year. It marks the first time the customer has handed off this work to a supplier. ...

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