A leading global supplier of highly engineered sealing and anti- vibration system company, Henniges Automotive has opened a 79, 500 square (7,391 square-meters) facility in China. Located in the Taicang Port Economic and Technological Development Zone, Henniges has the option to double its size to support future growth.
According to Larry Williams, president of Henniges Automotive:
“As the automotive industry evolves at an unprecedented pace, having flexibility in our facilities, operations and capabilities is an advantage that makes us more agile and responsive to our customers. In addition to changing industry demands, we’ve seen significant business growth in the Asia-Pacific region, which is why we have strategically designed a facility that meets our customers’ current needs and can grow with them and us.”
“This is an exciting expansion of our global footprint and one that will help us further establish our best practices in global engineering and strengthen our automotive sealing systems capabilities everywhere we do business. As a company that has provided sealing and anti-vibration technologies for more than 100 years, we pride ourselves on efficiently delivering solutions to our customers and tailoring our products to meet local standards; southern China will be no different.”
Meeting the global standards, Henniges will feature both TPV(thermoplastic) and EPDM (traditional) rubber sealing and state of the art equipment in this plant. This plant will also feature quality management system that uses an electronic display system for providing instantaneous feedback. Set to create 70 new jobs, this is one of the seven manufacturing plants in China and the first in Shanghai region. Henniges has 23 facilities worldwide with 5 research and development centers and 18 top class production sites.
About Henniges Automotive
Provider of automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), Henniges Automotive manufactures sealing system for doors, windows, trunks, lift gates, sunroofs and hoods. It also manufacturers anti-vibration components and encapsulated glass systems. Employing 7,700 employees worldwide, it operates in North America, South America, Europe and Asia.