By Liz White, ERJ staff
NOVI, Michigan-Cooper-Standard Automotive is to make automotive sealing systems in China via a joint venture it has set up with Saiyang Sealing Products Co.
The new unit, Cooper Saiyang Wuhu Automotive, will operate from a plant in the Wuhu Economic Development Zone, southeast of Nanjing. Cooper Standard, part of Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. says the plant has rubber mixing facilities and four extrusion lines and can produce rubber, rubber/plastic or plastic sealing extrusions.
One of the JV’s first projects will…