Established in 1979 in Toronto, Canada as a legal partnership, LITENS has grown into a global organization serving the automotive market with high quality service and products for power transmission systems. LITENS owners remain active managers who continually lead a customer focused structure and maintain a responsive, small company mentality. LITENS also keeps strategic alliances in key global markets to further enhance customer service.
Our success originated with the invention and first mass supply of an OE automotive automatic tensioner / single belt accessory drive. After more than 25 years, LITENS maintains its global leadership in automotive belt drive systems and component design applications. We are continuously engaged in the development of innovative products to provide our global customer base with unique engineered solutions to vehicle performance and NVH challenges. Our investment in innovation is also evident by our extensive portfolio of international design patents and trademarks.