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      Reference Code: GDMM29714SA                                                                                Publication Date: DEC 2010

      27275 Haggerty Road, Suite 420           Phone      +1 248 5224500                         Revenue            551.9 (million USD)
      Novi, MI                                 Fax        +1 248 5224577                         Net Profit         NA
      48377-3633                               Website    www.grede.com                          Employees          3,300
      United States                            Exchange                                          Industry           Metals and Mining

      Company Overview
      Grede Holdings, LLC (Grede) is a US based company engaged in the supply of innovative metal components. The company
      engages in the designing, development and manufacture of cast, machined and assembled components primarily for
      transportation and industrial markets. It operates 13 foundries and three machining facilities in Wisconsin, Alabama, North
      Carolina, Michigan, Indiana, and Minnesota. The company has its offices located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Dusseldorf, Germany;
      Birmingham, Alabama; and Ontario, Canada. In February 2010, Grede Foundries, Inc. merged with Citation Corporation to form
      Grede Holdings. Grede is headquartered in Novi, the US.

     Key Executives                                        SWOT Analysis
               Name                         Title          Grede Holdings LLC, SWOT Analysis
      Douglas J. Grimm          Chairman                   Strengths                      Weaknesses

      Louis Lavorata            Chief Financial Officer
                                                           Business Combination of Grede and No Transparency in Operations
      Todd Heavin               Chief Operating Officer    Citation
      William R. Goodin         Vice President, Human
                                Resources                  Broad Customer Base
      Paul Suber                Vice President,
                                Business Development
      Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary       Opportunities                             Threats
      Research, GlobalData

                                                           Positive Outlook in Wind Energy            Slump in Automobile Industry
                                                           Market
     Key Competitors
                                                                                                      Rising Manpower Costs
      Dover Corporation                                    Expansion through Inorganic
                                                           Growth
      Mueller Water Products, Inc.
      Lufkin Industries, Inc.
      American Metal & Technology, Inc.                    Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research, GlobalData
     American Cast Iron Pipe Company
      Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary
      Research, GlobalData




Grede Holdings LLC - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review                                                                       Reference Code: GDMM29714SA

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      Table of Contents
      Table of Contents........................................................................................................................................................................................................... 2
      List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
      Section 1 - About the Company ..................................................................................................................................................................................... 4
      Grede Holdings LLC - Key Facts ................................................................................................................................................................................... 4
      Grede Holdings LLC - Key Employees .......................................................................................................................................................................... 5
      Grede Holdings LLC - Key Employee Biographies ........................................................................................................................................................ 6
      Grede Holdings LLC - Major Products and Services ..................................................................................................................................................... 7
      Grede Holdings LLC - History ........................................................................................................................................................................................ 8
      Grede Holdings LLC - Company Statement................................................................................................................................................................. 10
      Grede Holdings LLC - Locations And Subsidiaries ...................................................................................................................................................... 11
            Head Office............................................................................................................................................................................................................ 11
            Other Locations & Subsidiaries ............................................................................................................................................................................. 11
      Grede Holdings LLC - Key Manufacturing Facilities .................................................................................................................................................... 12
      Section 2 – Company Analysis .................................................................................................................................................................................... 14
      Grede Holdings LLC - Business Description................................................................................................................................................................ 14
      Grede Holdings LLC - SWOT Analysis ........................................................................................................................................................................ 15
            SWOT Analysis - Overview ................................................................................................................................................................................... 15
            Grede Holdings LLC - Strengths............................................................................................................................................................................ 15
                  Strength - Business Combination of Grede and Citation ................................................................................................................................ 15
                  Strength - Broad Customer Base .................................................................................................................................................................... 15
                  Strength - Strong Quality Maintenance ........................................................................................................................................................... 15
                  Strength - Awards and Recognition ................................................................................................................................................................ 15
            Grede Holdings LLC - Weaknesses ...................................................................................................................................................................... 16
                  Weakness - No Transparency in Operations .................................................................................................................................................. 16
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Description: Grede Holdings LLC - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review Summary Grede Holdings, LLC (Grede) is a US based company engaged in the supply of innovative metal components. The company engages in the designing, development and manufacture of cast, machined and assembled components primarily for transportation and industrial markets. It operates 13 foundries and three machining facilities in Wisconsin, Alabama, North Carolina, Michigan, Indiana, and Minnesota. The company has its offices located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Dusseldorf, Germany; Birmingham, Alabama; and Ontario, Canada. In February 2010, Grede Foundries, Inc. merged with Citation Corporation to form Grede Holdings. Grede is headquartered in Novi, the US GlobalData’s Grede Holdings LLC - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides a comprehensive insight into the company’s history, corporate strategy, business structure and operations. The report contains a detailed SWOT analysis, information on the company’s key employees, key competitors and major products and services. This up-to-the-minute company report will help you to formulate strategies to drive your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better. Scope - Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions. - Corporate strategy – GlobalData’s summarization of the company’s business strategy. - SWOT analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats. - Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company. - Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company. - Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company. - Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company. - Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history. - Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions. -
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