Inteva Products and Echom Collaborate for Automotive Interiors in China

TROY, Mich., October 15, 2013 - Inteva Products and Guangzhou Echom Science and Technology Co, Ltd. have entered into a Technical Cooperation Agreement, effective October 15, 2013.

With this agreement Inteva and Echom will work together, leveraging technology, and resources;  integrating engineering expertise, manufacturing capabilities, geographic  locations, and capital efficiencies with respect to interior components such as automotive cockpits, instrument panels, door trim, consoles, and other interior trim to supply  programs for China and global vehicle platforms.

Together, Inteva and Echom will provide vehicle manufacturers with a Global Full System Interior Supplier capable of Global Program Management and Execution. 

“As a result of this new agreement we can now serve our customers by expanding our Interior Systems manufacturing and engineering capability throughout China,” said Gerard Roose, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, at Inteva Products.

About the Companies

Inteva Products, LLC is a leading global supplier offering value-based innovation and environmentally-friendly products that enhance quality and performance serving original equipment vehicle manufacturers in the automotive and commercial vehicle markets.

Focused on delivering high-value quality, on time and on budget, Inteva has global resources for engineering, manufacturing and customer service organized around four major product lines: Closure Systems, Interiors Systems, Motors and Electronics, and Roof Systems.

Inteva has excellent manufacturing and engineering proximity to the world’s leading global and regional Original Equipment Manufacturers. The Inteva team holds a strong commitment to the development of new materials, innovative product offerings and advanced process technology to better serve customers.

Committed to the highest standard for quality, Inteva meets all customer requirements and expectations. The company is focused on total commitment toward the continuous improvement of products and processes.

Inteva is focused on sustained profitable growth, providing excellent customer service and being a best place to work for employees. Employees pledge their integrity, insight and creativity in everything they do.The company is headquartered in Troy, Michigan and employs over 10,000 people in 18 countries.

Guangzhou Echom Technology Co., Ltd., established in 1997, is a famous industrial design group with registered capital of RMB 401 million, whose headquarter locates in the beautiful National High-Tech Development Zone Guangzhou Science City. Echom owns 10 subsidiaries all over China, such as Anhui ECHOM, Jiangsu ECHOM, Qingdao Henka, Shenyang Echom, etc., and the total assets are RMB2.7 billion.

Echom firmly insists on his enterprise spirit, “Loyalty, Unity, Vitality and Speed”. The company services for more than 300 customers all over the world, involving TV,  automotive, IT, etc. Over these years, our share market in TV appearance and mechanical design is ranked high.

Echom creates a unique creative industrial model called DMS (Design & Manufacture Services), which is led by industrial design, combined with molding, mechanical design, plastic injection, painting, sheet metal forming and other aspects of the industrial chain. It forms the combination of design and manufacturing service model, providing customers with excellent industrial design and high quality products.

Echom is recognized as a state-level High-Tech Enterprise. Authorized as Enterprise Technology Center of Guangdong Province and Guangdong Industrial Design Engineering R & D Center, we have got 267 applications for various patents and 231 authorized patents.

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