Henniges Automotive Acquires Czech Republic Sealing System Manufacturer

Farmington Hills, Mich. October 5, 2011 — Henniges Automotive has completed the acquisition of Nomaseal s.r.o., an automotive industry supplier of weatherseals. The company has a manufacturing facility in Hranice, Czech Republic and a sales and technical center in Viersen, Germany. The closure of this transaction will strengthen Henniges’ ability to provide technical support and manufacturing expertise to European customers and global programs.

Nomaseal s.r.o. is highly regarded as the industry leader in TPE static sealing systems. They design, develop and manufacture TPE weatherseals for automobiles with a strong and respected management team who are well versed in rubber and TPE technology. “The Nomaseal company provides an excellent complement to Henniges Automotive”, Robert DePierre, Chief Executive Officer of Henniges Automotive commented, “With this acquisition, Henniges will be able to provide sealing system products and services for our customers who have been requesting an expanded global reach, showcase our capabilities to attract customers located in the European markets, and continue to support current customers with the attention to quality they have come to expect.”

With the addition of Nomaseal s.r.o, Henniges will operate 13 manufacturing plants and 5 engineering and technology centers in North America, Europe and China.

About Henniges Automotive

Henniges Automotive is a leading supplier of sealing and anti-vibration systems to the global automotive industry. With engineering, manufacturing and supply chain expertise, Henniges Automotive uniquely accommodates customers’ needs and provides advanced engineering products and processes that reduce noise and vibration while isolating the occupants from the external environment. World Headquarters for Henniges Automotive is located in Farmington Hills, MI, USA.