Mississauga, ON, Canada, January 25, 2016 – In an ongoing effort to support future growth in the highly important Chinese automotive market, The Woodbridge Group is pleased to announce a joint venture between Woodbridge GSK High Polymer Technology Co. Ltd. (WGSK) and Guangzhou Automobile Group Component Co., Ltd. (GACC). This strategic joint venture will focus on delivering moulded polyurethane foam for automotive seat cushioning, head restraints and armrests. The JV name will continue to be Woodbridge GSK High Polymer Technology Co. Ltd.
Greg Yan, General Manager China Operations, The Woodbridge Group, states, “We are excited about GACC’s fast growth to date, and it’s publicly announced investment plan to grow total vehicle sales from 1.9 million units in 2015 to 3 million by 2020. GACC has become a very important auto parts enterprise in south China. This is a significant milestone for Woodbridge Asia-Pacific business, as we continue to drive OEM relevance and direct sales in the region. GACC has many joint ventures and partnerships such as Fiat, Chrysler, Toyota and Honda, so we are very excited about this major event.”
Established on August 28, 2000, Guangzhou Automobile Group Component Co., Ltd (GACC), services Guangzhou’s growing auto industry. It cooperates with several world-famous auto parts enterprises with many joint ventures. GACC’s products include automobile seats, vehicle lamp, carpet, sound insulator, AC system, spring, cushion, smelting aluminum and aluminum wheel etc. GACC provides products directly to vehicle www.gagc.com.cn/2012english
The Woodbridge Group® and its partners in The World Polyurethane Alliance™ operate 62 facilities in 17 countries, as global leaders in the development and production of polyurethane and expanded polypropylene products. Automotive applications include components for seating, structural support, interior soft trim products, headliner systems, cargo management solutions, and engineered products for occupant protection and acoustical management. Woodbridge also offers contract assembly and sequencing and supply chain management, as well as a full range of value added services including engineering and design. For more information, please visit www.woodbridgegroup.com
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Vice President Sales, Asia
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