SUZHOU, China—Henniges Automotive Holdings Inc. is expanding in China with the addition of a new manufacturing plant, its sixth in the country.
The firm has opened a 79,500-sq.-ft. site in Suzhou, located in the Taicang Port Economic and Technological Development Zone, and has the ability to double in size to support future business growth.
Investment details were not disclosed. The project has created 70 new jobs to date and is the firm's 23rd global facility—18 manufacturing sites and five research and development centers.
In addition to the six manufacturing sites in China, the firm also operates a technical center.
"As the automotive industry evolves at an unprecedented pace, having flexibility in our facilities, operations and capabilities is an advantage that makes us more agile and responsive to our customers," Henniges President Larry Williams said in a statement. "In addition to changing industry demands, we've seen significant business growth in the Asia-Pacific region, which is why we have strategically designed a facility that meets our customers' current needs and can grow with them and us."