Inteva Products Addresses Interiors of the Future at Ward's Auto Interiors Conference 2011

TROY, Mich., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeff Rodgers, a Lead Engineer for Interior Systems at Inteva Products, will join other industry leaders at the Ward's Auto Interiors Conference 2011 in a discussion to address innovative technology and industry insights in automotive interiors. Rodgers is a featured presenter at panel session three entitled "What Consumers Need" scheduled for Tuesday, May 17, from 8:00 – 9:15 am EDT, at The Henry Hotel in Dearborn, Michigan.

"There are many influences that generate consumer wants," said Rodgers. "The influences of our world converge with our own personal needs and wants creating exciting possibilities for automotive interiors. I'm delighted to share our forward-thinking approach to vehicle design and functionality."  

Inteva is a major exhibitor at the Ward's conference and is using its space to simulate a design environment of 2025 which will showcase a futuristic automotive interior concept. The 2025 concept was developed by the Inteva Design Studio located at World Headquarters in Troy. Design team members and Interior Systems engineers will be demonstrating the concept throughout the conference.

"Our 2025 concept brings is an interesting exploration of life solutions desired today by the consumers of tomorrow," said Gerard Roose, Vice President, Sales and Marketing. "The convergence of our design and engineering expertise provide unlimited possibilities which we are excited to premier at this year's Ward's Auto Interiors Conference."

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. 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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