Building the heart of the transmission from the heart of North Carolina, AW North Carolina, Inc. is proud to be one of the leading manufacturers of automatic transmissions and transmission components. AW North Carolina is a subsidiary of Aisin AW Co., Ltd., a major automatic transmission manufacturer in the world market located in Anjo City, Japan. As the first North American production facility, AW North Carolina was established in Durham, NC, in November 1998. Promoting a strong, team-based, multi-cultural environment, AW North Carolina produces transmission components including torque converters, oil pumps, clutch assemblies and stamped parts as well as fully assembled automatic transmissions. With great confidence in our product, we focus on being the very best.