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IAC opens global engineering center in Pune, India

IAC opens global engineering center in Pune, India

Leading automotive interior components supplier International Automotive Components (IAC) continues its consistent global expansion and dedication to delivering innovative vehicle interiors with the opening of a new regional and global engineering center in Pune, India. Marked by a ribbon-cutting ceremony, the 2,415-square-meter (25,569-square-foot) facility officially opened today and will focus on application development engineering to

IAC Helps Schoolcraft College Mold Automotive Plastics Manufacturing Workforce of the Future

In an effort to help develop the automotive manufacturing skilled workforce of the future, world-leading vehicle interiors components supplier International Automotive Components (IAC), has donated a $50,000 110-ton Krauss-Maffei injection-molding machine to Schoolcraft College in Livonia, Mich. The plastic component production equipment is being used by the college’s Plastics Material and Processing Lab to enhance

IAC To Make Tailored Instrument Panels In Poland

Expanding its manufacturing footprint further into Eastern Europe, International Automotive Components (IAC) today broke ground for a greenfield plant in Opole, Poland. The facility, which will manufacture tailored instrument panels for premium passenger cars, will be operational in mid-2017 and accounts for an investment of about $20 million. IAC Opole will be built in steps

IAC – Shenda JV To Supply Soft Trim, Acoustics Products

International Automotive Components (IAC) and Shanghai Shenda Co. Ltd. (Shenda) today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to form a global joint venture (JV) partnership to supply soft trim and acoustics products to automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEM). A UK affiliate of Shenda will acquire a 70% stake in the UK-based JV based at

IAC Opens First South American Plant In Itatiaia, Brazil, To Support Jaguar Land Rover

Leading automotive interior components supplier International Automotive Components (IAC) is continuing its aggressive global growth with the opening of its first South American plant in Itatiaia, Brazil. The new 4,500 square-meter (48,437 square-foot) facility officially opened today and is expected to employ approximately 40-to-50 people when production reaches full capacity. It assembles and delivers highly crafted

IAC Opens New Tianjin, China Manufacturing Location

Leading automotive interiors supplier International Automotive Components (IAC) continued its aggressive global expansion with the inauguration of a new manufacturing facility, Shanghai IAC-Songjiang Automotive Carpet and Acoustics Co., Ltd., located in Tianjin, China, . This marked the company’s 14th facility opening in seven countries in the past two years, increasing its total number of worldwide

IAC Opens New Hangzhou, China Location: Continues Expanding Regional Manufacturing Footprint

Leading automotive interiors supplier International Automotive Components (IAC) continued its aggressive global expansion with the inauguration of its newest facility located in Hangzhou, China, yesterday, July 14, 2015. This marked the company’s 11th facility opening in seven countries in the past two years, increasing its total number of worldwide locations to 102. The new Hangzhou

IAC Group Names Robert S. ‘Steve’ Miller President & CEO

  International Automotive Components (IAC) Group today announced Robert S. “Steve” Miller will join IAC on July 20, 2015 and assume the role of president, chief executive officer (CEO) and director, effective Aug. 7, 2015.  He succeeds James K. Kamsickas, who has resigned as president, CEO and director, effective August 6, 2015.  Kamsickas will become

IAC’s expansion continues with the dedication of its new Arteaga, Mexico, operation

Leading automotive interiors supplier International Automotive Components (IAC) marked the continuation of its rapid global growth with the inauguration of its new Arteaga, Mexico, manufacturing operation today. IAC President and Chief Executive Officer James Kamsickas took part in the inauguration with a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by employees, customers and local dignitaries. With the addition of

IAC honours College For Creative Studies Student with 2015 Ecoblend Award

International Automotive Components (IAC) Group, a leading automotive interior components supplier, presented its Ecoblend Environmental Award today to College for Creative Studies (CCS) design student Seung Joong Kim for his unique interior design concept. The winning concept was selected based on its new and innovative approach to pursing green mobility and utilization of renewable materials

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