AMS Automotive

AMS Automotive, established in 1987, is positioned in the light and heavy duty vehicle aftermarket with specific focus on OE quality manual transmission replacement parts and kits, brake friction, and lift assemblies for tail gates, hoods, trunks, etc. AMS Automotive is focused on organic growth, geographic expansion, and product category expansion through internal product development and strategic bolt on acquisition. In April 2012, Blackbird purchased a majority stake in AMS Automotive ( and Ovis Industries, an automotive and heavy duty truck aftermarket research, engineering, and design firm focused on new product development, merging the two to form AMS Automotive. In December 2012 AMS further expanded its product category offering through the purchase of Inwood Automotive Products.