TRW Automotive’s Engineered Fasteners & Components business officially opened a new plant in Langfang, China on Monday. It will manufacture interior components like air registers and center bezels.
The plant will have 6,900 square meters of operating space and will have 20 injection molding machines, with the potential to increase to 50 by mid-2008. It will also employ 100 people by the end of 2007.
TRW Automotive, headquartered in Livonia, Mich., has 63,000 employees in 26 countries and had 2005 sales of $12.6 billion. Products include integrated vehicle control and driver assist systems, braking systems, steering systems, suspension systems, occupant safety systems, electronics, engine components, fastening systems, and aftermarket replacement parts and services.