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April 18, 2015 6:03 AM ET

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Company Overview of Affinia Group Inc.

Company Overview

Affinia Group Inc. designs, manufactures, distributes, and markets filtration products and replacement products in North America, Europe, South America, Asia, and Africa. It offers heavy duty filtration products for diesel, agricultural, industrial, over-the-road, and construction equipment; light duty filters for passenger cars, light trucks, and SUVs; fuel filters for passenger cars, light and heavy duty trucks and buses, and off-highway vehicles; and hydraulic filters for over-the-road, agricultural, and construction vehicles and equipment. The company also provides WIX filters, oil filters, air filters, cabin air filters, and coolant system filters, as well as offers testing and servicin...

1 WIX Way

Gastonia, NC 28053

United States

Founded in 2004



Key Executives for Affinia Group Inc.

Chief Executive Officer, President and President of Global Filtration Group
Age: 52
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President
Age: 46
President of Affinia Group S.A.
Age: 62
President of Global Chassis Group
Age: 58
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Age: 55
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Affinia Group Inc. Key Developments

Affinia Group Inc. Announces Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended December 31, 2014

Affinia Group Inc. announced consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2014. Fourth quarter consolidated sales were $336 million, down 0.6% from $338 million compared to the prior year, while currency adjusted sales increased 9.5%. Consolidated fourth quarter adjusted EBITDA margins were 11%, up 30 basis points from the same quarter last year. Fourth quarter 2014 adjusted EBITDA was $37 million, an increase of $1 million compared to the fourth quarter of 2013. The increase was driven primarily by Filtration which achieved 12.1% adjusted EBITDA growth over the prior year. Consolidated reported sales for the full year of 2014 were $1,396,000,000 an increase of $35 million or 2.6% compared to the prior year. Excluding the impact of currency, consolidated sales for 2014 were $1,497,000,000 an increase of $136 million or 10% over last year. The 2014 increase was driven by Filtration segment which experienced record full year reported sales of $967 million, up 7.2%. On a year-to-date basis, free cash flow was negative $6 million. It spent $26 million in capital expenditures in 2014. Net debt was $766 million.

Affinia Group Inc. to Report Q4, 2014 Results on Mar 11, 2015

Affinia Group Inc. announced that they will report Q4, 2014 results at 5:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time on Mar 11, 2015

Affinia Group Inc., Q4 2014 Earnings Call, Mar 12, 2015

Affinia Group Inc., Q4 2014 Earnings Call, Mar 12, 2015

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