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Posted on Wed, Jan 9, 2013 : 6:34 p.m.

Faurecia making facility improvements at former ACH plant in Saline

By Ben Freed

French automotive components manufacturer Faurecia has been making improvements to the plant in Saline they purchased from Autmotive Components Holdings in the spring of 2012 according to a report in Concentrate Media.

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Faurecia is renovating its Saline plant to make it brighter and more streamlined.

Courtesy of Faurecia

The plant has come under scrutiny recently, first for a labor dispute and then for two assaults that took place at the factory in a three-day span.

The automaker was granted permission by the city of Saline to use industrial facilities tax incentives originally granted to ACH, according to a report from the Saline Reporter, to overhaul parts of the factory that manufactures a number of interior parts for Ford vehicles.

According to the Concentrate report, the redesign is intended to make the plant, one of four new Faurecia locations in Southeast Michigan, more streamlined. It also will include cosmetic upgrades for a brighter work atmosphere.

Click here to read the full story from Concentrate Media.

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