Top Engineering Honor Awarded to Shanghai Inteva Automotive Door Systems

TROY, Mich., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Shanghai Inteva Automotive Door Systems, a joint venture of Inteva Products and Shanghai SIIC Transportation Electric Company, Ltd., was honored by Chinese automaker Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation Group (SAIC) as the Excellent Engineering Development Supplier for 2010. Only 13 suppliers out of 680 were named for the 2010 SAIC Best Supplier awards.

"We are honored to be recognized by SAIC for our excellence in engineering," said Richard Zheng, Managing Director, Shanghai Inteva Automotive Door Systems (SDADS) and General Manager, China, with responsibility in China for Latches and Interior Systems. "This demonstrates our commitment to exceed customer expectations and consistently deliver high quality products."

SDADS has been providing latches for SAIC's Roewe brand sedan and MG models since 2008. SDADS was established in December 1999 and moved into its current manufacturing facility in 2001.

"This is a wonderful tribute to the SDADS team and their commitment to design and manufacture latches that achieve maximum performance and reliability," said Bill Hanna, Vice President and Executive Director, Closure Systems product line, Inteva Products. "Our ability to leverage our global resources strengthens our product offering in every region. We are committed to providing customers worldwide with innovative products, reliable execution and excellent customer service."

Inteva Products has five manufacturing operations and two technical centers in China employing approximately 1,500 people.  In Zhenjiang, Inteva produces latches and actuators, window regulators, and electric motors. SDADS makes door latches and door modules. Roof systems are produced in Shanghai at two operations. Door modules are produced in Changchun.  Together, these operations and technical centers serve the world's leading passenger car OEMs.

Shanghai SIIC Transportation Electric Co., Ltd. was founded in 1998 and is based in Shanghai, China. Shanghai SIIC Transportation Electric Co., Ltd. operates as a subsidiary of Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation.

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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