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Inteva Products Showcases Manufacturing Expertise at 2011 Matamoros Expo


TROY, Mich., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Inteva Products is showcasing its advanced manufacturing and engineering expertise at the Expo Proveedor Industrial Matamoros 2011 (Matamoros Expo) at the Hotel Holiday Inn Matamoros in Salon 55, on May 25 and 26. The Matamoros Expo, organized by Associacion de Maquiladoras de Matamoros in coordination with the government of the State of Tamaulipas and the Ministry of the Economy, is noted as the most important expo for bringing together buyers, engineers and manufacturing companies in northern Mexico and Texas.

"Inteva's operations in Mexico are serving customers in the automotive, consumer and recreational industries with exceptional quality, value-added solutions and unmatched innovation," said Gerard Roose, Vice President, Sales and Marketing. "For three consecutive years Inteva has participated in the Matamoros Expo. We look forward to continued growth with prospective customers looking for complete turnkey solutions for their manufacturing needs."

Inteva has had a major manufacturing presence in Mexico for over 30 years. Inteva's three manufacturing operations and an advanced development technical center in Mexico employ approximately 2,200 people. All manufacturing facilities hold ISO/TS 16949 and ISO 14000 certification. Strict quality-control and lean-manufacturing techniques ensure high quality, reliability and competitive value.

Inteva provides build-to-print service with full manufacturing engineering support including rapid prototyping from design into full-scale production. Inteva's technical center offers complete design, computer-aided engineering, systems integration, and testing and validation capabilities. Multifunctional manufacturing support offers expertise in lean, Six Sigma and Shainin problem-solving methods. In-house material processing capabilities include: material compounding; injection molding, with large and small tonnage machines; compression molding, including encapsulations and inserts; thermoforming, positive or negative, with multiple materials; slush casting, hot oil or hot air; sheet extruding including multiple layer co-extrusions; and sonic and laser scoring.

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.

Contact: Kimberly A. Welch

248.655.8333

kwelch@intevaproducts.com

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SOURCE Inteva Products, LLC