Inteva Products Matamoros, Mexico Team Honored for Helping Homeless Children

TROY, Mich., July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Inteva Products President and CEO Lon Offenbacher presented the operations team in Matamoros, Mexico with the President's Platinum Award of Excellence for Community Commitment, the highest annual honor Inteva can bestow upon an employee. The Matamoros team devoted significant after-hours time to provide support to homeless children at Casa Hogar del nino Matamorense, a local shelter.  

"These employees have shown a remarkable commitment and genuine care for others," said President and CEO Lon Offenbacher. "It is a fundamental value of Inteva Products to help others in the communities we serve. This team has gone outside of their work time to help children in great need. I'm personally touched by the special attention they have given these children who wouldn't have otherwise had this love and attention."

Matamoros team members honored include: Aldo Ayala, Carlos Bianco, Karla Castillo, Juan Delgado, Mayra Flores, Oscar Garcia, Monica Gonzalez, Perla Gonzalez, Alberto Ham, Olga Hernandez, Pablo Hernandez, Jose Lara, Nubia Lara, Ileana Luevano, Marco Lopez, Ana Machuca, Jesus Macias, Ana Martinez, Martha Mora, Delfino Obregon, Mayumi Ojeda, Irma Padilla, Omar Perales, Yadira Robles, Eduardo Ramirez, Abraham Rodriguez, Denise Rodriguez, Gisela Sandoval, Paloma Sifuentes, Maria Tienda, Alma Tolentino, Adriana Vega, German Vega, Loyda Villa, Ignacio Villafranca and Raul Yee.

Through play time, meals and bedtime stories these Inteva employees have provided these young children care and support that otherwise they would not receive. The team was recently honored by city Mayor Eric Silva for their dedication to hard work and making a difference outside of their business hours.

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 serving original equipment manufacturers of automotive, commercial, defense, marine, and industrial vehicles, as well as products for the consumer and recreational markets. 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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