TROY, Mich., May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Inteva Products' Interior Systems manufacturing operation in North Kansas City, Missouri, was honored with the Outstanding Business Partner Award by the Full Employment Council (FEC) at the annual Jobs in the Business Sector (JOBS) Luncheon, Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at the Downtown Marriott Hotel-Muehlebach Tower in Kansas City.
"Inteva Products was selected for its willingness to work with the FEC Missouri Career Center by training and hiring the unemployed in the Greater Kansas City area," said Clyde McQueen, President and CEO of Full Employment Council.
Inteva North Kansas City Operations assembles cockpits, door modules and condenser-radiator-fan modules. Inteva currently has 38 employees that went through the FEC intern program and nine employees in the FEC's on-the-job training program.
"Inteva is honored to be recognized by the FEC as an Outstanding Business Partner," said Chris Cooper, Plant Manager, Inteva North Kansas City Operations. "Working jointly toward job placement with the FEC is a win for Inteva and a win for the community. Together we are strengthening the economic engine that drives progress in this area."
The FEC is a business-led, private, nonprofit corporation whose mission is to obtain public and private sector employment for the unemployed and underemployed residents of the Greater Kansas City area. The FEC accomplishes this goal by working in collaboration with business, local units of government, educational institutions, labor and community-based organizations. This partnership responds to employer needs while reducing unemployment, underemployment and the public dependency of area residents.
About Inteva Products, LLC
Inteva Products, LLC is a leading global supplier offering value-based innovation and environmentally-friendly products that enhance quality and performance. Inteva serves original equipment manufacturers in six key markets: automotive, commercial vehicle, defense, marine, consumer and industrial. Focused on delivering high-value quality, on time and on budget, Inteva has global resources for engineering, manufacturing and customer service for Closure Systems, Interiors Systems, Motors and Electronics, and Roof Systems. Inteva is focused on sustained global growth, providing excellent customer service and being a best place to work for employees. The company is headquartered in Troy, Michigan and employs over 8,000 people in 18 countries. For more information, please visit www.intevaproducts.com.
Kimberly A. Welch
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