SOUTHFIELD—Lear Corp. (NYSE: LEA), the Southfield manufacturer of automotive seating and electronics systems, announced the acquisition of M&N Plastics, a privately owned, Sterling Heights-based injection molding specialist and manufacturer of engineered plastic components for automotive electrical distribution applications.
“Together we share a track record of commitment to our employees, operational excellence, and exceeding the expectations of our customers,” said Carl Esposito, Lear senior vice president and president of Lear E-Systems. “This move bolsters Lear’s position as the leading Tier 1 supplier of full architecture solutions for both electrical distribution systems and power electronics. When combined with our ongoing organic investments in connection systems, we are significantly enhancing our ability to vertically integrate engineered components, creating both a strong platform for future revenue growth and margin expansion in our overall E-Systems business segment.”
M&N Plastics possesses extensive industry experience and strong technical expertise across its management, engineering, administrative and other functions. The company operates two strategically located manufacturing facilities in El Paso, Texas, and Sterling Heights with state-of-the-art injection molding capabilities, enabling M&N Plastics to be a niche market leader and critical partner to its customers.
“M&N Plastics has made significant investments in manufacturing and engineering, resulting in best in-class production facilities and capabilities,” said Terry Nagle, president of M&N Plastics. “We are optimally positioned to contribute to Lear’s profitable growth with our industry experience and strong technical expertise in electrical distribution components.”
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