AM General Corporation produces heavy vehicles for American military as well as American citizens. With original roots tracing back to Standard Wheels Company back in 1903, American Motor Corporation named its general production division of jeep as AM General Corporation in 1971. It has two wholly owned subsidiaries, namely, General Engine products into manufacture of diesel engines and General Transmission Products that deals in automatic transmission. With its corporate office and headquarters in South Bend, IN, it has nearby major facilities in Mishwaka, Livonia, Mich., Franklin, Ohio and offices in Arlington VA. Employee strength is distributed across approximately 2000 teams with more than 1600 suppliers supplying to 40 states.