Faurecia Interior Systems offers high-tech facility tour

Nov 6, 2012

High school students can tour high-tech facilities in Auburn Hills.

faureciaFaurecia, the world’s sixth largest automotive supplier renowned for its innovation, and nationally ranked Kettering University, are co-hosting a program for high school students interested in science and engineering called Co-op Close-Up.

Co-op Close-up gives students the opportunity to learn what cooperative education is all about. The event is free on Monday, Nov. 12, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Faurecia Interior Systems Technical Center, 2500 Executive Hills Drive in Auburn Hills.

Space is limited and pre-registration is required by emailing Tracie Jones, associate director of Admissions at tjones@kettering.edu to RSVP.

Kettering University in Flint, Michigan, is a highly acclaimed private university that offers experiential learning and professional cooperative education through innovative programs in engineering, math, science and business.  At Kettering, students alternate between school and full- time work terms in their field of interest, allowing them to build an impressive resume while going to school.

Faurecia is one of Kettering’s more than 500 co-op work partners and is allowing interested students to get a glimpse what a co-op student actually does at their high-tech facility.  Attendees will talk to current co-op students, meet alumni and employees of Faurecia and obtain information from Kettering Admissions representatives.

About Faurecia
Faurecia is the world's sixth-largest automotive supplier with four key Business Groups: Automotive Seating, Emissions Control Technologies, Interior Systems and Automotive Exteriors. In 2011, the Group posted total sales of $22.5 billion. Faurecia employs 84,000 people in 33 countries at 270 sites and 40 R&D centers. Faurecia is listed onthe NYSE Euronext Paris stock exchange. For more information, visit: www.faurecia.com.

About Faurecia North America
Faurecia North America had sales of $4.8 billion in 2011. The Group has 37 production sites in the United States, Canada and Mexico and employs more than 17,000 people in the region. It has five technical and development centers, situated in Auburn Hills (2), Holland and Troy, Mich., and in Columbus, Ind., as well as customer centers in Southfield, Mich. and Toledo, Ohio, and a shared services center in Auburn Hills. Learn more about Faurecia North America on Facebook and Twitter by searching FaureciaNA.

Contact: Patricia Mroczek
810.762.9533
pmroczek@kettering.edu