Faurecia WentzvilleUS – The $13m facility in Missouri, which started production in September, will support the component supplier’s GM business by making seats for the Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon truck lines.

In establishing its new, 81,844 sq.ft manufacturing site, Faurecia partnered with the Department of Economic Development and local institutions to build a suitable workforce. The plant now has 180 personnel working two shifts.

Wentzville is Faurecia’s 47th production site in North America; the company employs over 20,000 personnel in the region.