Auto parts manufacturers looking south again

Wortham, April
June 2008
Rubber & Plastics News;6/30/2008, Vol. 37 Issue 24, p20
Trade Publication
The article reports that Stankiewicz GmbH, a Germany-based maker of sound-dampening components, has announced to invest $16.4 million in a second factory in the U.S. in Vance, Alabama. When it opens in 2010, the plant will manufacture acoustical components, wheel wells and flooring systems for Mercedes-Benz U.S. International Inc. and General Motors Corp. Stankiewicz makes complete sound insulation systems for reducing external and internal noise on cars and commercial vehicles.


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