Media Advisory: Vandalia Technical Center Grand Opening, Tuesday, May 24, 10 a.m.


Inteva Products, a $2.5 billion global automotive supplier headquartered in Troy, Michigan is hosting a grand opening celebration of its new technical center in Vandalia, Ohio.

Interview Opportunities:

Lon Offenbacher, President and CEO; and Pat Stewart, Vice President and Executive Director, Interior Systems

Photo Opportunities:

Opening ceremonies – 150 people expected

Ribbon cutting ceremony including Inteva executives and elected officials

Buckeye tree planting ceremony including Inteva executives and elected officials

Technical Center tour and demonstrations

Celebratory toast and outdoor cookout


The Vandalia Technical Center supports Interior Systems; Inteva Products' largest automotive product line. Approximately 150 people work at the Vandalia Technical Center including many members of the Interior Systems leadership team.


The Vandalia Technical Center is located at 707 Crossroads Court, Vandalia, Ohio 45377


Tuesday, May 24, 2011, 10 a.m. Ceremony . The event begins with official remarks by Inteva executives and government leaders. Remarks are followed by a ribbon cutting ceremony, a tech center tour, a tree planting ceremony and a luncheon cookout.

RSVP and interview requests are being coordinated by Angela Zott, Communications Specialist, phone: 248-655-8247, email:

About Interior Systems at Inteva Products

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


Kimberly A. Welch


/PRNewswire -- May 18, 2011/

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SOURCE Inteva Products, LLC