Inteva Products Operation in Czech Republic Awarded European Union Grant to Enhance Employee Education

TROY, Mich., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Inteva Products plant in Liberec, Czech Republic was recently granted a European Union subsidy on training to enhance employee education. The subsidy on training was allocated from the European Social Fund and the State Budget of the Czech Republic. Grant funding is provided to support educational programs designed to enhance employees' expertise and adaptability, to support retraining job opportunities, to increase work performance and teamwork efficiency.

"We appreciate the support provided by the European Union and the Czech Republic to further develop our employees in Liberec and improve our regional competiveness," said Roman Slavik, Plant Manager, Inteva Products Czech Republic. "Our employees will gain important skills that will contribute to our economic success and growth. The Czech Republic is an important manufacturing location for the automotive industry. With assistance from the European Social Fund in the Czech Republic, we are enhancing the skills of the people who will keep us on the forefront of progress."

The European Social Fund (ESF) is one of the three structural funds of the European Union. It represents a key financial tool for realization of the European Employment Strategy. One of the basic programs of the ESF in the area of human resources is the Human Resources and Employment Operational Programme which is the program providing support to Inteva's Liberec facility.

Inteva employs approximately 530 people at the Liberec plant which has been in operation since 1993. Inteva Liberec Operations produces Door Modules, Window Regulators, Latches and Roof Systems including Rollos and Sunroofs. The facility serves many of the world's major automakers including Skoda, Volkswagen, PSA, Renault, Daimler and Interco.

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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