KALLENHARDT, Germany – The concept of a fully assembled front-end module (FEM) is about to leap forward in North America and Europe as a key supplier of the modules plans for a rapid increase in volumes. HBPO GmbH, a 3-way joint venture based nearby in Lippstadt, Germany, says it supplied 269,000 FEMs to auto makers in 1999, 625,000 in 2003 and 1.1 million in 2004. This year, the company says it will produce nearly 2 million FEMs for the world’s auto makers. The company claims 23% of the ...
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