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About BorgWarner Morse Systems Ithaca

BorgWarner Morse Systems is the world leader in automotive chain systems for engine timing and power transmission/torque transfer.

We continually set global benchmarks for valve timing and drivetrain chain performance. 

We are a tier one supplier, which means we sell directly to the major automotive manufacturers, such as Ford, GM, and Chrysler.

About 70% of the vehicles on the road have a Morse Systems product in it.

For more information on our products, visit our technologies site.

BorgWarner Morse Systems is headquartered in Ithaca, New York and employs over 1,300 people in the Ithaca area.

Founded as the Morse Equalizing Springs Company in Trumansburg, NY in 1880, BorgWarner Morse Systems has a long history within the Central New York area. In 1906, Morse Equalizing Springs Company moved to the South Hill Plant in Ithaca. The Morse Equalizing Springs Company joined BorgWarner in 1929, just one year after BorgWarner was formed. In 1983, the Industrial Business and South Hill Plant was sold to Emerson Electric Company and BorgWarner Morse Systems moved to the current Warren Road Plant.

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