Melling announced that General Motors Powertrain awarded the Jackson, MI USA based company, a Tier 1 production contract to manufacture & supply our ‘green water pump technology. The electric switchable technology is targeted for the General Motors – Isuzu 1.7 Liter Engine. This water pump will be manufactured at the Melling facility in Jackson, MI and shipped to the General Motors engine assembly plant in Poland.
The General Motors – Isuzu 1.7 Liter engine is a diesel application that will be used for vehicles in the European Market. The Melling engineering and development team worked with the General Motors engineers to provide a water pump that would assist in achieving the September 2014 European emissions reduction standards required by the EURO 6 mandate. In prototype testing, this patented switchable water pump technology has produced emissions and fuel savings approaching 5%.
Mark Melling, CEO of Melling, noted “As a company, we are driven to provide superior service in both the design and development of fluid technology products to our OEM customers. The patented switchable water pump technology is our part in contributing to the emissions control and fuel saving standards in both European and Domestic vehicles.”
Melling is a leading manufacturer of fluid pumps including oil, water and fuel pumps for gas, diesel, transmission and hybrid applications as well as other powertrain components to the worldwide transportation industry. Melling serves the global transportation original equipment and aftermarket segments and is noted for its world class engineering, product development and distribution capabilities. Melling operates ten (10) facilities in North America and Brazil.