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Federal-Mogul Powertrain Expands Reach of its Industrial Ignition Product Line with New Distribution Center in Thailand

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., April 28, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Federal-Mogul Powertrain, a division of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FDML), today announced that the company has further strengthened its presence in Southeast Asia through the addition of a distribution center in Thailand that will carry the company’s value and premium lines of industrial ignition products.

Located near Bangkok, Thailand, the new facility will enable improved service and accelerated market development of specialized products through closer customer relationships in the region.

“Expansion of our distribution footprint in Southeast Asia is part of our strategy for growth in the industrial ignition market,” said Sunit Kapur, Vice President, Ignition, Federal-Mogul Powertrain. “We now have the tools to better support and grow the regional customer base for our industrial ignition product portfolio.”

The facility became operational in late March.

Federal-Mogul Powertrain’s industrial ignition aftermarket products are sold under the Federal-Mogul and Champion® brands globally, and are industry-leading technologies servicing all heavy-duty and environmentally friendly industrial gasoline engine segments, including on- and off-highway, marine, power generation and compression/pumping. Champion was the first to pioneer ignition products for heavy-duty and industrial applications and, for over 100 years, is still driving the market in product excellence.

About Federal-Mogul

Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FDML) is a leading global supplier of products and services to the world’s manufacturers and servicers of vehicles and equipment in the automotive, light, medium and heavy-duty commercial, marine, rail, aerospace, power generation and industrial markets. The company’s products and services enable improved fuel economy, reduced emissions and enhanced vehicle safety.

Federal-Mogul operates two independent business divisions, each with a chief executive officer reporting to Federal-Mogul's Board of Directors.

Federal-Mogul Powertrain designs and manufactures original equipment powertrain components and systems protection products for automotive, heavy-duty, industrial and transport applications.

Federal-Mogul Motorparts sells and distributes a broad portfolio of products through more than 20 of the world’s most recognized brands in the global vehicle aftermarket, while also serving original equipment vehicle manufacturers with products including braking, wipers and a range of chassis components. The company’s aftermarket brands include ANCO® wiper blades; Champion® spark plugs, wipers and filters; AE®, Fel-Pro®, FP Diesel®, Goetze®, Glyco®, Nüral®, Payen® and Sealed Power® engine products; MOOG® chassis components; and Ferodo®, Jurid® and Wagner® brake products.

Federal-Mogul was founded in Detroit in 1899 and maintains its worldwide headquarters in Southfield, Michigan. The Company has more than 53,000 employees globally. For more information, please visit www.federalmogul.com.

CONTACT: Lorrie Kinney Federal-Mogul Powertrain Communications 248.354.9941 lorrie.kinney@federalmogul.com

Source:Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation

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