Inteva Products Addresses Advanced Materials Development at Auto Interior Technology Seminar in China

TROY, Mich., July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Inteva Products will join other industry leaders at the 5th International Auto Interior and Exterior Decorations Manufacturing Technology Seminar in Suzhou, China in a discussion to address advanced material technology and processes for automotive interiors. Norm Kakarala, Senior Technical Fellow from Inteva's Interior Products Technical Center in Troy, Michigan and Jack Zhang, Marketing Development Manager in Shanghai, are featured presenters at the materials and craftsmanship session scheduled for today, Friday, July 22 at Gusu Jin Jiang Tower in Suzhou, China.

"Inteva Products has long understood how the selection and application of materials in automotive interiors directly influences people's in-vehicle experience," said Pat Stewart, Vice President and Executive Director, Interior Systems. "Our advanced materials development and engineering excellence provides award-winning interiors for our customers that help build and enhance many of the world's best known auto brands. We're bringing automakers new flexibility and options that effectively communicate a brand's attributes. Inteva innovation provides rich look-and-feel materials at competitive costs that are capable of handling the most complex designs. We're excited to share many of our advanced material developments with this distinguished audience."

Inteva's Interior Systems product line includes a full range of components and modules for vehicle interiors, from instrument panels, consoles, and door trim to cockpits and headliners. Inteva designs, engineers and manufactures quality, mass-efficient interiors with a focus on high-value design and innovative materials and processes that reduce environmental impact. Inteva provides full design development and system integration services; combined with complete supply chain management, build in line sequencing and end of line function testing capabilities providing customers with optimized vehicle assembly efficiency.

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

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