Inteva Products Oshawa, Canada Team Honored for Flawless Facility Launch

TROY, Mich., July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Inteva Products President and CEO Lon Offenbacher presented the Oshawa, Canada launch team with the President's Platinum Award of Excellence, the highest annual honor Inteva can bestow upon an employee. The Oshawa launch team was honored for a flawless new plant start-up within five months of business award. Inteva assembles cockpits and headliners in Oshawa for a major global automaker.

"The Oshawa launch team's urgent, focused 'can-do' approach to starting up a new plant, in a new country for Inteva, with a new workforce while serving a demanding customer was flawless," said Offenbacher.

The launch team included members from: Oshawa; Troy and Adrian, Michigan; and Vandalia, Ohio. Employees honored were: Ryan Alexander, Roxanne Allison, Dan Berger, Michelle Brown, Mike Brown, Valerie Brubaker, Joe Carnaghi, Rob Cooper, Chuck Craycraft, Earl Doherty, Mike Dunn, Terry Etter, Lee Galik, Mark Garcia, Andrea Grenier, Bridgette Hill, Ritchie Hines, Joel Honaman, Lucas Jenkins, Lana Klein, Martin Nunnold, Bob Spiller, Daryl Thomas, Denise Wolan and Jerry Wyza.

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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