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Magna opens Michigan exteriors facility

Injection moulding and robotic paint line facility will employ approximately 340 people at full production.

October 29, 2014   by The Canadian Press

Company officials were joined by Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, US Senator Debbie Stabenow, members of local government, and executives from General Motors to open Magna's Dexsys plant.  PHOTO: Magna International Inc.

Company officials were joined by Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, US Senator Debbie Stabenow, members of local government, and executives from General Motors to open Magna’s Dexsys plant. PHOTO: Magna International Inc.

AURORA, Ont. — Magna International Inc. has opened its new greenfield facility, Dexsys, in Delta Township, Mich., where the autoparts giant will manufacture automotive exterior products.

The 290,000-square-foot injection moulding and robotic paint line facility will employ approximately 340 people at full production. The facility will produce front and rear fascias for several vehicles within the General Motors line-up, including the Cadillac ATS, GMC Acadia and Buick Enclave.

The Aurora, Ont.-based company now has 28 manufacturing operations and more than 10,000 employees in Michigan.

Globally, the autoparts manufacturer has 317 manufacturing operations and 83 product development, engineering and sales facilities in 29 countries. It employs more than 130,000 peoeple.

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