Faurecia acquires Ford’s former Saline plant, announces new JV


Ford Motor Company and Automotive Components Holdings (ACH) have sold ACH's Saline, MI automotive interior trim components operation to France-headquartered global automotive parts supplier Faurecia, with the sale and transfer of the business scheduled to be completed June 1.

ACH will have only two remaining operations after the sale: the climate control business at its Plymouth, MI Sheldon Road plant and the lighting business at its Sandusky, OH, plant. Della DiPietro, a Ford spokesperson, told PlasticsToday that Ford is "actively pursuing" the sale of those businesses, finally unwinding the ACH entity it created seven years ago in part to ensure no supply interruptions.
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