International Automotive Components investing $5.1 million in Michigan plant

By Rhoda Miel
News Editor

Published: January 30, 2013 4:06 pm ET
Updated: January 30, 2013 4:09 pm ET

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Topics Automotive, Injection Molding
Companies & Associations General Motors Co., International Automotive Components Group North America LLC

MENDON, MICH. -- International Automotive Components Group will invest $5.1 million to expand its Mendon, Mich., facility to keep up with new business orders.

The work will include a 30,000-square-foot addition, new equipment and more than 80 new jobs.

The Mendon site has injection molding, foam-in-place production for interior trim, insert molding, in-mold decorating and assembly for instrument panels, hard trim and headliners, said spokesman David Ladd.

The company recently won a bid to produce center consoles and other interior trim parts for General Motors Co.'s full-sized trucks along with key parts for other automakers.

The expansion will take place during the next two years, Ladd said.

IAC is seeking a tax abatement from local officials to help finance the project.


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