Auto-parts supplier to open Detroit-area plant

Courtesy of the Associated Press

October 15, 2013

NEW BOSTON, Mich. — An auto-parts supplier is opening a $110 million plant in suburban Detroit that will employ 400 workers.

French company Plastic Omnium plans a ribbon-cutting today for the Inergy Automotive Systems facility, located in Wayne County near New Boston.

The facility will produce about 1.5 million plastic fuel tanks a year.

Inergy Automotive Systems is a subsidiary of Plastic Omnium, which makes automotive components and body modules.