Maria Helena Antolin, Vice Chair of Grupo Antolin, visited the company’s Nashville factory on Thursday, April 19.
Antolin was accompanied by Susana Portillo Rodrigo, Corporate Improvement Director, and Edson Pereira, Production System Manager, as well as Todd Bennington, Antolin Nashville General Manager, who explained the facility’s production process to her.
The Nashville factory has 522 employees and produces products for GM, Ford and BMW.
During the visit, Antolin maintained that the Nashville plant is one of the company’s main assets in the United States.
“Grupo Antolin is focusing on growth and investment in the United States, one of the largest automotive industries in the world. We want to be a key partner for the carmakers in North American Automotive Industry.” stated Antolin. “In its more than fifty years of history, Grupo Antolin has become one of the largest component manufacturers thanks to constant innovation and the talent and efforts of our employees.”
In 1994, Grupo Antolin founded its first production facility in Chicago; currently, the company has 15 production centers and a workforce of more than 4,500 people in the United States.
Headquartered in Spain, Grupo Antolin is an international automotive supplier with 149 plants in 25 countries and more than 26,000 employees around the world.