Michigan-based Inteva Products, LLC, a global tier one automotive supplier of engineered components and systems, opened today a new 300,000-square-foot manufacturing site in Silao, Guanajuato.
This is Inteva’s sixth site in Mexico, other facilities in the country are located in Matamoros, Juarez and Puebla. The Inteva Guanajuato Operations (IGO) currently employs 100 men and women, with plans to hire 500 additional workers over the next several months.
The US$ 38.5 million facility will manufacture interior systems such as door and instruments panels, but Inteva plans to ultimately expand its capabilities to manage production of all four of its product lines which also include roof systems, closure systems, motors and electronics. General Motors will be its main customer.
Led by Inteva’s President, CEO and Founder Lon Offenbacher and his leadership team, the ceremonial ribbon-cutting included remarks from Guanajuato Governor Miguel Marquez and Silao Mayor Juan Antonio Morales Maciel. Employees, customers, suppliers, and other local and state dignitaries will attend the event, which will include plant tours and lunch.