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IFA ROTORION — North America LLC

IFA ROTORION — North America LLC is a direct supplier of propshafts for passenger cars and light commercial vehicles for the NAFTA area (U.S., Canada and Mexico). This affiliate of IFA Rotorion is the only U.S. provider with its own varnishing facilities.


On a production area exceeding 10.500 square meters, the Charleston staff assembles about 1.5 million propshafts per year. There is also a development and sales office in Novi, Michigan, near Detroit. IFA Rotorion employs some 500 people in the United States. Clients of IFA ROTORION — North America LLC include General Motors, Ford, Chrysler, BMW, Daimler and Dodge.


The company was established in 2002 as an independent sales and production division of MTU Friedrichshafen and Daimler AG. State-of-the-art propeller shafts have been assembled on-site here since 2004. Following its sale to IFA-Maschinenbau GmbH, Rotorion is now part of IFA Rotorion.

IFA ROTORION – North America LLC

Facts & Figures

Novi, MI, USA and Ladson, SC, USA


Turnover in 2014: USD 193m (EUR 160m)

Staff: 500

Production: 1.6m propshafts per year



Mauro Amarante 






Production site

IFA ROTORION - North America LLC

9770 Patriot Blvd, Suite 100

Ladson, SC, 29456



Phone: +1 843 486 5400

Fax: +1 843 486 0625


Development and Sales Office


Robert Rund 


IFA ROTORION – North America LLC

39575 Lewis Drive, Suite 350

Novi, Mi., 48377



Phone: +1 248 381 8570

Fax: +1 248 994 0162