Federal-Mogul Corp. has grown quickly through acquisitions. A revenue shortfall at one of those acquisitions, Cooper Automotive, hurt Federal-Mogul's 1999 earnings. A history of those acquisitions:
1990 R.E. Dietz & Co. lighting business
1990 Glyco AG
1995 Seal Technology Systems
1997 T&N PLC
1997 Fel-Pro Inc.
1998 Bimet SA
1998 Cooper Automotive
1998 Crane Technologies' camshaft operations
1998 Glocker Dichtsysteme Gunter Hemmrich GmbH
1999 Tri-Way Machine Ltd.