Tecumseh has a long history and was very successful until the past few years.
Eng Dir of NA Applications Eng and Eng Systems (Former Employee) – Ann Arbor, Michigan – November 22, 2011
In the past few years there has been a great deal of foreign competition and the company has not brought to market, many innovative products. This has caused the company to lose market share and margins. One of the solutions to address cost was, to move manufacturing to “low cost countries”. Also, there has been a large turn over in management the past three years along with changes to the strategic plan.