Magneti Marelli opens its first exhaust system plant in the US

Magneti Marelli opens its first exhaust system plant in the US

Magneti Marelli opened its first exhaust system manufacturing plant in the United States at Independence Township, Michigan.  It’s hoped that the new plant will strengthen the Italian manufacturer’s position in North America, adding to its competencies that include automotive lighting, powertrain, electronic systems, suspension systems, aftermarket, and motorsport. "The inauguration of the Independence Township plant is a significant milestone for Magneti Marelli," said Magneti Marelli Holding USA President and CEO … [Read More...]

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