DEARBORN, MI – Faurecia SA took a big chance when it announced plans in 2006 to open six new plants in the U.S. – one of them for exhaust systems and the other five in the financially challenged interiors sector. Within a year, all six plants were up and running in Michigan, Ohio and South Carolina, supporting a mix of Detroit auto makers and European transplants. Since then, Faurecia has added three more North American plants in Lansing, MI (interior systems); Silao, Mexico (exhaust ...

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