MAHLE Solidifies North American Headquarters in Michigan
Farmington Hills — With the acquisition of the facility adjacent to their existing operations, MAHLE will further consolidate its corporate activities in Farmington Hills.
MAHLE Industries, Incorporated has completed the acquisition of the former Nailco facility located at 23200 Haggerty Road. This facility provides the company with an additional 50,000 square feet of office space along with warehouse space that could be used for future growth.
Combined with existing operations located at 23030 Haggerty Road, the company will consolidate its North American central functions on one campus. Operations presently located in Novi, Michigan will be relocated to Farmington Hills. This includes the Test Systems and Engineering Services business of MAHLE Powertrain, LLC. Upon completion of relocations by the beginning of 2013, there will more than 350 employees on the Farmington Hills campus.
“We are very pleased to have acquired the former Nailco facility located next to us in Farmington Hills,” said Roland Zitt, President, MAHLE Industries, Incorporated. “This move not only allows us to consolidate Sales, Accounting, Finance, Legal, Human Resources and IT functions on one campus, but it also demonstrates MAHLE’s commitment to the state of Michigan and the automotive industry.”
MAHLE Industries, Incorporated, a subsidiary of the MAHLE Group, is the holding company for all North American entities and is responsible for all corporate functions in the region. The MAHLE Group is one of the 30 largest companies in the automotive supply industry worldwide. With its two business units Engine Systems and Components and Filtration and Engine Peripherals, MAHLE ranks among the top three systems suppliers worldwide for piston systems, cylinder components, as well as valve train, air management, and liquid management systems. The Industry business unit bundles the MAHLE Group's industrial activities. These include the areas of large engines, industrial filtration, as well as cooling and air-conditioning systems. The Aftermarket business unit serves the independent spare parts market with MAHLE products in OE quality.
In 2011, the MAHLE Group achieved sales of around EUR 6 billion (USD 8.3 billion); approximately 49,000 employees work at over 100 production plants and eight research and development centers.