The new plant will meet an increased need for new carpet and underfloor technologies. These products are being made in the U.S. for the first time ever and will be found in 2016 and later Japanese-produced automobiles.
UGN has increased sales more than 50% in the past two years. The company has six locations across the U.S. and one in Mexico, which produce acoustic, interior trim, and thermal management products for North American and Japanese automotive manufacturers.
“This new plant further strengthens our position as a world-class manufacturer,” says Peter Anthony, CEO, UGN, Inc. “We look forward to being a part of the community and bigger player in Indiana, where we already have a plant in Valparaiso, or to become a valuable resource in Ohio.”
Positions in the new plant will be added in phases, which will create permanent jobs for workers in one of the states.