Toronto-based Martinrea International Inc., an automotive supplier, today announced the opening of a new technical center in Auburn Hills to combine research and development, engineering, and testing capabilities into an open and collaborative environment.
The energy-efficient building includes open stations for employee cooperation, a product showroom, an exercise room, electric vehicle charging stations, and an outdoor patio. The 108,000-square-foot structure will house 160 employees.
“Our new location befits our reputation as a world-class supplier and an employer of choice and puts us at the epicenter of the automotive corridor in southeast Michigan,” says Pat D’Eramo, Martinrea’s CEO. “This move highlights our continued focus on producing innovative processes and technologies for our customers.”
Martinrea is a developer and producer of quality metal parts, assemblies and modules, fluid management systems, and complex aluminum products for the automotive sector. The company currently employs 15,000 people in 44 operating divisions in Canada, the U.S., Mexico, Brazil, Germany, Slovakia, Spain, and China.