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American Axle & Manufacturing Establishes a Manufacturing Facility in Pennsylvania

March 25, 2010

DETROIT, March 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (AAM), which is traded as AXL on the NYSE, today announced that it has established the Lancaster Manufacturing Facility in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, approximately 75 miles west of Philadelphia.

The 30,000-square-foot facility, launched in January 2010, expands AAM’s welding and bare spindle axle assembly capacity for the Class 8 commercial truck market. The facility is configured with the flexibility to run as a three-shift, six-day-a-week operation as volumes warrant.

“We are pleased to announce the expansion of AAM’s North American manufacturing footprint,” said AAM President & Chief Operating Officer David C. Dauch. “The South Central Pennsylvania location provides excellent geographic access to key customers in the region. Lancaster Manufacturing Facility builds on AAM’s track record of world-class quality, delivery, reliability and outstanding warranty performance to further AAM’s global product and customer diversification strategy.”

AAM is a world leader in the manufacture, engineering, design and validation of driveline and drivetrain systems and related components and modules, chassis systems and metal-formed products for trucks, sport utility vehicles, passenger cars and crossover utility vehicles. In addition to locations in the United States (Michigan, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Indiana), AAM also has offices or facilities in Brazil, China, Germany, India, Japan, Luxembourg, Mexico, Poland, South Korea, Thailand and the United Kingdom.


    For more information...

    Christopher M. Son                        David Tworek
    Director, Investor Relations and          Manager, Communications
    Corporate Communications                  (313) 758-4883
    (313) 758-4814                            david.tworek@aam.com
    chris.son@aam.com

Or visit the AAM website at www.aam.com.

SOURCE American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc.


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