INKSTER, Mich. (Oct. 8, 2007) — Wolverine Advanced Materials L.L.C. started a manufacturing company called Wolverine Press (Changshu) Co. Ltd., in conjunction with Wolverine Korea Co. Ltd.
A 34,500-sq.-ft Wolverine Press facility in Changshu, Jiangsu Province, China is set to open in January. It will do metal forming and progressive stamping of rubber-coated material to produce original equipment brake shims, noise damping products and gaskets.
Wolverine, a subsidiary of EaglePicher Co., already has a sales and service center in Shanghai, China, and a warehouse distribution center in WaiGaoQiao Free Trade Zone.