Toyota Boshoku acquires Austrian interiors company

  • 14-Jun-2011 11:30 EDT

With the goal of expanding its car seat business to European automobile manufacturers on a global basis, Japan's Toyota Boshoku has acquired the interiors business of Austria's Polytec Holding AG. That business comprises eight manufacturing sites in Germany, Poland, and South Africa, along with a research and development operation in Germany. The acquired business currently serves German automakers including BMW, Daimler, Volkswagen, and Opel as a key supplier for interior parts (e.g., door trim and ceilings).

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