MAHLE in North America ended 2017 with over 16,500 employees occupying more than 32 cities. MAHLE is represented in the region by the business units; Engine Systems and Components, Filtration and Engine Peripherals, Thermal Management and Aftermarket. Engine Systems and Components, Filtration and Engine Peripherals and Thermal Management business units also have R&D facilities in the United States. Additionally, operating in North America is the profit center Engineering Services. MAHLE Industries, Incorporated, the service company, covers the areas of Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Legal, Marketing & Communications, Sales & Application Engineering and Treasury for all locations in the USA and Canada. Likewise, a service function for Finance and Administrative support for the local companies was established in Mexico. All light vehicle and truck OEM’s with production operations in North America are supplied by MAHLE. Beyond this, MAHLE also supplies products to other Tier 1 suppliers operating within Engine Systems and Components, Filtration and Engine Peripherals and Thermal Management. Motorsports customers in the region are served by operations within our Engine Systems and Components and Aftermarket business units. In North America, MAHLE also owns locations for the Compressors, Mechatronics, and Industrial Thermal Management profit centers. The MAHLE North American Headquarters houses the companies MAHLE Industries, Incorporated, MAHLE Aftermarket Inc., Engine Components USA, Inc. and MAHLE Powertrain, LLC.