Piston Pins

Powering over 150 million vehicles globally every day

Burgess-Norton is the world’s largest manufacturer of piston pins. For over a century, we have specialized in the development and manufacturing of piston pins to serve the internal combustion market. Our established reputation for quality, reliability and value is matched by our dedicated team of engineers and provides customers with assurance the highly stressed piston pin in the heart of their engine will satisfy the most rigorous application.

Manufactured Worldwide

Burgess-Norton is the only piston pin manufacturer that has facilities in every major automotive market globally. Our global presence ensures unmatched capacity, capabilities, consistency, and cost efficiencies for customers anywhere in the world.

Whatever the region, driving customer success

North America

  • Largest piston pin manufacturing facility by volume in the world
  • Serves as global product design, process technology development and innovation center
  • Only location in the world with an in-house DLC production supplier creating an integrated, streamlined process
  • Market leader in North America for automotive and medium duty pins due to technology, scale, quality and dependability


  • Largest independent pin producer in the region
  • Upgraded grinding capability to meet sophisticated design requirements
  • Largest independent piston pin producer in the European region with a strong relationship with key suppliers


  • Largest pin producing capacity in China
  • Capability to meet multi-national product requirements
  • Market share leader in China for automotive pins focusing on technology and quality to drive price leadership