Autoneum opens new North American headquarters, with technical center, in Michigan
WINTERTHUR, Switzerland, May 15, 2017-
Autoneum inaugurated its new North America Headquarters in Novi (Michigan), USA. Through close proximity of its Administrative and Technical Center to the automobile hub in Detroit, the world market leader in acoustic and thermal management is ensuring close collaboration with customers and suppliers.
Autoneum continues to invest in the automotive market of North America with a new Headquarters facility in the USA. At a grand opening ceremony, the new North America Headquarters with an integrated Technical Center for acoustic and thermal management was inaugurated yesterday by Martin Hirzel, CEO of Autoneum, and John Lenga, Head of Business Group North America. Martin Hirzel stressed the importance of this investment in the USA, the world’s second-largest automotive market. “Over 45 percent of our Group’s net sales are generated by Business Group North America in the USA, Canada and Mexico. Given the importance of this market we have invested over 270 million Swiss francs in development and expansion of our North American development and production capacities since the spin-off in 2011 and created around 1200 additional full-time jobs – more than 700 of those in the USA alone”, said Martin Hirzel.
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