Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing & Bosh Celebrate 10-Year Anniversary of North America Fuel Systems Remanufacturing

From left: Stefan Kurschner Sr. VP of Aftermarket for Daimler Trucks North America, Adam Knobeloch, CEO of NAFSR, Helen Bruford, CFO of NAFSR, and Mike Mansutti, president of Bosch. From left: Stefan Kurschner Sr. VP of Aftermarket for Daimler Trucks North America, Adam Knobeloch, CEO of NAFSR, Helen Bruford, CFO of NAFSR, and Mike Mansutti, president of Bosch.

KENTWOOD, Mich. — North America Fuel Systems Remanufacturing, LLC. (NAFSR) celebrated its 10-year anniversary yesterday with an employee event and remarks by the mayor of Kentwood. NAFSR is a joint venture between Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing, LLC. and Bosch that produces remanufactured fuel products for heavy duty trucks. The product portfolio includes a wide range of fuel system products that have been revitalized to original equipment specifications.

The partnership with Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing and Bosch leverages the unique attributes of each organization.

“The partnership represents the essence of collaboration. With Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing’s expertise in remanufacturing and Bosch’s technical prowess, we have created a tremendous partnership,” said Brian Lewallen, president of Detroit Remanufacturing and board member of NAFSR. “Here at NAFSR we are proud to have produced over one million parts for the aftermarket industry, as well as providing hundreds of product variants to support customers’ needs,” added Lewallen.

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Kentwood, Mich. mayor, Stephen Kepley.
NAFSR has launched new products within the last 24 months that have driven revenue growth. This enhanced product portfolio has also increased customer satisfaction, by providing more product options.

“We are proud of the value our products bring to our customers and the industry,” said Thomas Walter, chairman of the board for NAFSR and senior vice president in powertrain solutions at Bosch. “NAFSR is a world-class team that produces world-class products. The team will continue to be committed to operational excellence and product quality that our customers expect.”

In addition to a commitment to the remanufacturing business, NAFSR practices good corporate citizenship. “NAFSR has been a great company for the community through its employment of residents and reinvestment through volunteer work and support of local technical colleges,” said Kentwood Mayor Stephen Kepley. “The city of Kentwood is proud to be a partner and looks forward to NAFSR’s continued success.”

Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing, LLC. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Detroit Diesel Corp.

About Detroit Remanufacturing

Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing, LLC. is a leading remanufacturer in the heavy-duty truck, off-highway and automotive markets. Headquartered in Detroit, Michigan, Detroit Reman has been in the remanufacturing business since 1966, and offers a diverse portfolio of products including complete engines, fuel systems, turbochargers, transmissions, after-treatment systems, axles and electronics.

Detroit Reman currently operates six remanufacturing facilities with a combined one million square feet and 1,500 employees. These are strategically located throughout North America in Tooele, Utah; Emporia, Kansas; Hibbing, Minnesota; Byesville, Ohio; Toluca Mexico and a joint venture in Kentwood, Michigan.

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About Detroit

Detroit Diesel Corp. is a leading manufacturer of heavy-duty diesel engines. Headquartered in Detroit, Michigan, Detroit offers a complete line of engines and axles for the commercial transportation industry in both the on-highway and vocational markets. Detroit engines and axles are sold and serviced through a network of more than 800 locations throughout North America. Detroit is a brand of Detroit Diesel Corp., a Daimler company.

About Bosch

Having established a regional presence in 1906 in North America, the Bosch Group employs nearly 34,500 associates in more than 100 locations, as of Dec. 31, 2017. In 2017, Bosch generated consolidated sales of $13.7 billion in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. For more information, visit, and

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 402,000 associates worldwide (as of Dec. 31, 2017). The company generated sales of 78.1 billion euros ($88.2 billion) in 2017. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. As a leading IoT company, Bosch offers innovative solutions for smart homes, smart cities, connected mobility, and connected manufacturing. It uses its expertise in sensor technology, software, and services, as well as its own IoT cloud, to offer its customers connected, cross-domain solutions from a single source. The Bosch Group’s strategic objective is to deliver innovations for a connected life. Bosch improves quality of life worldwide with products and services that are innovative and spark enthusiasm. In short, Bosch creates technology that is “Invented for life.” The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 440 subsidiary and regional companies in 60 countries. Including sales and service partners, Bosch’s global manufacturing, engineering, and sales network covers nearly every country in the world. The basis for the company’s future growth is its innovative strength. At 125 locations across the globe, Bosch employs some 64,500 associates in research and development.

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From left: Brian Lewallen, president of Detroit Reman and NAFSR board member, Thomas Walter, chairman of the board of NAFSR, Helen Bruford, CFO of NAFSR, and Adam Knobeloch, CEO of NAFSR.

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