Henniges Automotive to Open First Manufacturing Plant in Poland
AUBURN HILLS, Mich., July 13, 2016 – Henniges Automotive Holdings, Inc., a leading global supplier of highly engineered sealing and anti-vibration components for the automotive market, is excited to announce, that today it is opening a plant in Prudnik, Poland. This strategic positioning is part of Henniges' continued efforts to expand the company's global footprint.
"The Prudnik plant will allow us to be more competitive in the region," said Boris Gavric, Global Vice President of Sales and Marketing. "At the same time, it provides us with an opportunity to invest in a small town that industry has abandoned." The plant expects to add more than 500 team members over the next five years.
"Henniges is very growth-minded under the new leadership," said Ann Budin, Vice President of European Operations. "Opening a plant in Prudnik enables us to build on the expertise of our plant in the Czech Republic to expand our technology offerings in the region." Prudnik is 150 kilometers north of the company's Hranice plant in the Czech Republic.
About Henniges Automotive
Henniges provides automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) with sealing systems for doors, windows, trunks, lift gates, sunroofs and hoods. The company also supplies the automotive market with anti-vibration components and encapsulated glass systems. Henniges sells to all major Automotive OEM customers and operates facilities in North America, South America, Europe and Asia. The company has 7,700 employees worldwide.