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50 Years of Detroit History.

Detroit Reman knows about remanufacturing, having been in the business for over 50 years.  Learn about where we began and how far we’ve come.

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1966 Reliabilt Program

The reliabilt® program was sanctioned by Detroit Diesel Division of GM. It was setup to standardize and formalize distributor remanufacturing activities. Distributors whose products met certain quality related requirements were offered a licensing agreement to sell parts using the reliabilt trademark. Participating Detroit Diesel distributors in Tennessee, Ohio, Texas, Utah and California supplied and sold the majority of reliabilt products to other distributors.  


1974 Distributors Remanufacturing Center

As sales volumes grew, distributors in the West combined resources into one company dedicated to remanufacturing parts and formed Distributors Remanufacturing Center located in Salt Lake City, Utah.


1988 Detroit Diesel Corp

GM sells Detroit Diesel Engine to Penske Corporation and Detroit Diesel Corporation is formed.


1990 Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing

Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing Corporation was formed following acquisition and consolidation of strategically located Detroit Diesel distributor-owned remanufacturing centers throughout North America.

These Centers would evolve into present-day Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing facilities located in Byesville, Ohio, Tooele, Utah and Emporia, Kansas.  


1991 Remanufacturing of Injectors Begins

Penske purchases the new injector manufacturing operation in Grand Rapids, Michigan from GM. Remanufacturing of injectors begins and is called DTC Reman.  


1997 Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing North

Injector remanufacturing operations in Grand Rapids deal exclusively with electronic unit injectors and operations are spun off from DTC Reman. The company becomes part of Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing Corporation and name changes to Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing North. 


2000 Daimler-Chyrsler

Daimler-Chrysler buys 100% shares of Detroit Diesel Corporation.


2005 Toluca, Mexico

Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing Mexico opens Toluca, Mexico facility.


2007 DMR Electronics Purchased

Daimler sells Chrysler unit to Cerberus Capital Management.

The new Daimler AG is founded. Freightliner LLC is renamed Daimler Trucks North America.

Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing purchases DMR Electronics in Hibbing, Minnesota, a leader in the design, manufacturing and remanufacturing of electronics.


2008 North America Fuel Systems Remanufacturing

Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing North becomes North America Fuel Systems Remanufacturing, a 50-50 joint venture with Bosch.


Present Six World-Class Facilities

Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing, LLC, is a subsidiary of Detroit Diesel Corporation.  Both are companies of Daimler Trucks North America LLC. 

Detroit Reman's six world-class facilities, each equipped with advanced technologies and specialized capabilities, continue to widen the scope and availability of remanufactured products.

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