Inteva Products ChangChun, China Team Honored for Excellence

TROY, Mich., July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --  Inteva Products President and CEO Lon Offenbacher presented the operations team in ChangChun, China with the President's Platinum Award of Excellence, the highest annual honor Inteva can bestow upon an employee. The ChangChun team dramatically improved inventory turns in 2010 while providing 100 percent customer delivery.  Team members honored included: Xiaodong Dai, Du Li, Jane Wang, Zhang Yang Ming and Tao Yongru.

"This team demonstrates a strong discipline for continuous improvement – a foundation of great companies, while staying focused on customer satisfaction," said Offenbacher. "I'm truly impressed with their outstanding performance."

Inteva's President's Award of Excellence program is designed to recognize individuals and teams for extraordinary effort and achievement beyond the scope of normal duties. Effective teamwork, dedication and commitment to achieving company objectives and living the company's core values are common elements of the awards. Employees are nominated for the award by other Inteva employees including supervisors, colleagues and subordinates.

Inteva has five manufacturing operations and two technical centers in China employing approximately 1,500 people. Door modules and sunroofs are produced in ChangChun; a plant recently praised as a "green plant" by ChangChun Automotive Industry Development Area. Roof systems are produced in Shanghai at two operations. In Zhenjiang, Inteva produces latches and actuators, window regulators, and electric motors. SDADS, Inteva's joint venture, manufactures door latches and door modules. Together, these operations and technical centers serve the world's leading passenger car OEMs.

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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