Whitesell sells its engineered fasteners, wire forms, and cold-formed metal components to durable products makers around the world. Typically, midsized to large OEMs, including almost every major automotive company, buy its components; among them are BMW, Chrysler, Ford, Hyundai, and Mercedes-Benz. Its cold-rolled and cold-forged steel parts are used in applications where strength and precision are critical. Other components it makes include rubber parts, plastic moldings, tapes, brakes, wheels, clamps, stampings, and filter bottles. Whitesell is a unit of the Whitesell Group, which owns other companies that also make fasteners and specialty components, as well as sheet metal fabrications and stampings.