Lapeer Plating and Plastics Forms New Management Team to Market Auto Products


Lapeer Plating and Plastics (LP+P), a manufacturer of Class A, high-visibility components for the auto industry, today announced it has formed a new management team and a strategic vision to be the supplier of choice in the markets it serves.

In turn, the company, based in Lapeer, launched a new website ( to better market its products and processes.

“Every day our customers are challenged to produce products that can differentiate themselves in a crowded, competitive market,” says Dean Harlow, CEO of LP+P. “At LP+P, our value is supplying innovative, cutting edge engineering and design that exceeds the competition and excites the public.”

LP+P’s 135,000-square-foot facility in Lapeer includes injection molding, electroplating, painting, and assembly operations.  New products can normally be tooled, tested, and placed into mass production in under six months.

As a direct or tiered supplier, LP+P’s customer base includes U.S., German, and Japanese OEMs as well as Tier 1 suppliers. The company has 350 emoployees.

Harlow joined LP+P as CEO in October 2017. He previously served as president and CEO at Ricardo Inc., which has a large operation in Van Buren Township, and spent 25 years at General Motors Co. where he had a variety of executive roles in finance, engineering, powertrain, and strategy both in the United States and China.

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