Blackbird through AMS Automotive acquires Inwood Automotive Products

December 31, 2012 Inwood Automotive Products, a fifty five year supplier of branded and private labeled non-asbestos disc brake pads, rotors and drum brake shoes for passenger vehicles, light-duty and medium-duty trucks serving North America markets.

Blackbird Acquires Controlling Interest in AMS Automotive

April 3, 2012 AMS Automotive, a twenty five year leading manufacturer and distributor of light and heavy duty aftermarket solutions including clutch kits, lift supports, and hydraulic products focused primarily to support the North America aftermarket. (

Blackbird through AMS Automotive acquires Ovis Industries

April 3, 2012 Ovis Industries, an eight year developer and distributor of commercial and heavy duty truck aftermarket products focused on power train solutions including clutch, flywheel, and hydraulic products and product kits. Ovis was merged with AMS Automotive.

Blackbird acquires controlling interest in Baccara USA.

January 8, 2012 Baccara USA, a manufacturer of high quality solenoid valves and fluid control solutions for a wide range of OEM and process applications serving North America markets. Baccara USA provides custom engineered solutions to demanding industries including life science, water purification, food and beverage, digital printing, and HVAC-R. (