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Magna to supply metal structures for solar industry

A subsidiary of global auto parts maker Magna International Inc. is opening a plant in Arizona to produce metal structures and components for the solar power market.


December 14, 2011
by CANADIAN PRESS

AURORA, Ont.: The plant, located in Phoenix and operated by Cosma International, is expected to create 50 to 60 full-time jobs when production begins later this month.

The 66,000-square-foot facility, to be called Cosma Power Systems, will produce metal structures and roll-formed components and systems for the photovoltaic, concentrated photovoltaic and concentrated solar power solar markets.

Cosma International, with 47 manufacturing facilities and 25 product development and engineering centres worldwide, manufactures a comprehensive range of metal body systems, components, assemblies and modules including complete vehicle frames, chassis systems and body-in-white systems.

Aurora, Ont.-based Magna International has about 107,000 employees at 275 manufacturing operations and 85 product development, engineering and sales centres in 26 countries.

© 2012 The Canadian Press