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MICHauto is a key economic prosperity initiative of the Detroit Regional Chamber, dedicated to promoting, retaining and growing the automotive industry in Michigan. Companies, universities, trade and government organizations committed to the future of Michigan’s automotive industry invest in MICHauto.

The organizations listed in this directory include our MICHauto partners that provide the needed resources to assist global organizations.

Engagement is tailored to company interest and investment level. If you are interested in investing in MICHauto, contact Kathryn Smith. If you have questions about your current MICHauto investment, contact Tabitha Mensch.

  • Accenture Information Technology Services & Consultants Mr. Dean Brody Managing Director 1001 Woodward Avenue, 4th Floor, Detroit, MI 48226map (313) 887-2700 www.accenture.com
  • Adient US LLC Automotive - Parts - Manufacturing Mr. Douglas G. Del Grosso President and Chief Executive Officer 49200 Halyard Drive, Plymouth, MI 48170-2465map (734) 254-5000 www.adient.com
    Adient is a global leader in automotive seating. With 75,000 employees operating 230 manufacturing/assembly plants in 33 countries worldwide, we produce and deliver automotive seating for all vehicle classes and all major OEMs. From complete seating systems to individual components, our expertise spans every step of the automotive seat-making process. Our integrated, in-house skills allow us to take our products from research and design all the way to engineering and manufacturing – and into mor
  • Aludyne Automotive Ms. Jenifer Zbiegien Vice President, Human Resources and Marketing 300 Galleria Officentre, Suite 501, Southfield, MI 48034map (248) 728-8634 www.aludyne.com
  • American Axle & Manufacturing Inc. Automotive - Parts - Manufacturing Mr. John C Salter Vice President, Global Sales 1 Dauch Drive, Detroit, MI 48211-1198map (313) 758-4612 www.aam.com
    American Axle & Manufacturing Inc. is a leading, global tier-one automotive supplier of driveline and drivetrain systems and related components for light trucks, SUVs, passenger cars, crossover vehicles and commercial vehicles, with a regionally cost competitive and operationally flexible global manufacturing, engineering and sourcing footprint.
  • Asahi Kasei America Automotive Mr. Iichiro Kitsuda Executive Vice President, Strategic Planning and Automotive Marketing 39475 West Thirteen Mile Road, Suite 201, Novi, MI 48377-2359map (517) 223-2000 www.ak-america.com
    A diversified group of companies led by holding company Asahi Kasei Corp., with operations in the material, homes & healthcare business sectors with diverse products ranging from: performance resins or textiles for automotive applications, electronic parts & systems used in smartphones, housing & construction materials, & pharmaceuticals to medical devices such as life supporting AEDs. More than 7,000 employees in the U.S. & 37,000 around the world, serving customers in +100 countries.
  • Axalta Coating Systems, LLC Paint - Finishing Systems - Supplies Mr. Hadi Awada Senior Vice President, Global Transportation Coatings 2800 High Meadow Circle, Auburn Hills, MI 48326-2772map (248) 409-3512 axaltacs.com
  • Axion RMS Ltd. Risk Management Mr. John Turnbull Benefits Consultant 2651 Warrenville Road, Suite 200, Downers Grove, IL 60515map (630) 366-7412 www.axionrms.com
    Axion proudly offers a full suite of risk management services and consultation for both your business and employees. Whether you are looking to enhance your current benefits package or are looking for ways to differentiate yourself in the marketplace, our expert team will help you achieve your goals.
  • Bank of America Banks-Commercial & Savings Mr. Sean P. Silver Senior Vice President, Michigan Market Executive, Global Commercial Banking 2600 West Big Beaver Road, M18-900-02-70, Troy, MI 48084-3309map (248) 631-0514 www.bankofamerica.com
    Bank of America is one of the world's largest financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small- and middle-market businesses and large corporations with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk management products and services.
  • Bollinger Motors Automotive Mr. Jason Puscas Policy Director 14925 West 11 Mile Road, Oak Park, MI 48237map (248) 709-4866 www.bollingermotors.com
  • BorgWarner Inc. Automobile Parts & Supplies-New Mrs. Erika Nielsen Director, Global Government Affairs 3800 Automation Avenue, Auburn Hills, MI 48326-2872map (248) 754-0882 www.borgwarner.com
    BorgWarner Inc. engineers components and systems for powertrains around the world. Operating manufacturing and technical facilities in 58 locations in 19 countries, the company delivers innovative powertrain solutions to improve fuel economy, reduce emissions and enhance performance.
  • Brose North America, Inc. Automobile Parts & Supplies-New Ms. Anna Browarski Manager, Communications, North America 3393 Automation Avenue, Auburn Hills, MI 48326map (248) 339-4123 www.brose.com
  • Center for Automotive Research Research & Development-Automotive Mr. Bernard Swiecki Director, Automotive Communities Partnership & Senior Analyst, Automotive 880 Technology Drive, Suite C, Ann Arbor, MI 48108-8963map (734) 662-1287 www.cargroup.org
  • CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. IT-Infrastructure Ms. Soni Thakur Vice President Consulting Services 300 South Washington Square, Suite 405, Lansing, MI 48933map (248) 496-4336 www.cgi.com
  • Clark Hill PLC Attorneys Ms. Linda M. Watson Member & Co-chair, Automotive & Manufacturing Practice Group 151 South Old Woodward, Suite 200, Birmingham, MI 48009-6103map (248) 988-5881 www.clarkhill.com
    Clark Hill PLC is an entrepreneurial full service law firm serving clients in all areas of business legal services, government and public affairs and personal legal services. Its experienced attorneys and other professionals consistently deliver client-centered solutions.
  • Consumers Energy Gas Companies Ms. Lisa R. Gustafson Executive Director, Business Customer Care 4000 Clay Ave SW, Room #201, Grand Rapids, MI 49548map (231) 750-1111 www.consumersenergy.com
    CMS Energy is an integrated energy company. Consumers Energy, its principal business, provides natural gas and electricity to more than 6 million of Michigan's 10 million residents. A second subsidiary, CMS Enterprises, operates "utility-like" businesses such as independent power production; natural gas transmission, storage and processing; and energy services.
  • Continental Structural Plastics - CSP Automotive Ms. Kimberly Zitny Director, Corporate Communications 255 Rex Boulevard, Auburn Hills, MI 48326-2954map (248) 823-5650 www.cspplastics.com
    Continental Structural Plastics, a Teijin Group company, is reshaping the future of vehicle lightweighting. Our award-winning composite materials are ideal for Class A body panels, pickup boxes, battery carriers, roof systems and structural components. We serve OEM customers via our manufacturing and R&D facilities on three continents.
  • DENSO International America Inc. Automotive OEM Manufacturing Mr. Robert F. Townsend Vice President, Corporate Services 24777 Denso Drive, Mail Code 4600, Southfield, MI 48033-5244map (248) 372-8237 www.denso.com/us-ca/en/
  • Deshler Group Holding Company Mr. Robert Gruschow President 34450 Industrial Road, Livonia, MI 48150-1308map (734) 525-9100 www.deshlergroup.com
    Deshler Group unites seven diverse companies to create singularly sourced, complete and focused solutions for its global customers’ needs, including manufacturing, assembly, information technology, transportation and logistics.
  • Detroit Manufacturing Systems LLC Manufacturing Mr. Bruce Smith Chairman and Chief Executive Officer 12701 Southfield Road, Building A, Detroit, MI 48223map (313) 910-5252 www.dmsna.com/
  • Detroit Regional Partnership Economic Development Mr. Justin Robinson Senior Vice President, Business Attraction 1001 Woodward Avenue, Suite 800, Detroit, MI 48226map (313) 518-5600 x301 www.detroitregionalpartnership.com
  • Dickinson Wright PLLC Attorneys Mr. William T. Burgess Chairman & Member 500 Woodward Avenue, Suite 4000, Detroit, MI 48226-5403map (313) 223-3500 www.dickinson-wright.com
    Business law, intellectual property, finance.
  • Doerken Coatings North America Chemicals-Wholesale & Manufacturers Mr. Kent Anderson President 11200 Cedar Knoll Drive, Grass Lake, MI 49240-9622map (517) 522-4600 www.doerkenusa.com
  • Dykema Gossett PLLC Legal Services Mr. J. Michael Bernard Equity Member; Member of Executive Board 400 Renaissance Center, Suite 2300, Detroit, MI 48243-1668map (313) 568-5374 www.dykema.com
    Dykema Gossett PLLC is a leading national law firm, serving business entities worldwide on a wide range of complex business issues.
  • Faurecia North America Inc. Automotive - Seating Ms. Misty Matthews Director, Communications, North America 2800 High Meadow Circle, Auburn Hills, MI 48326-2772map (248) 484-3181 www.faurecia.com
  • Foley & Lardner LLP Legal Services Mr. Steven H. Hilfinger Partner 500 Woodward Avenue, Suite 2700, Detroit, MI 48226-3489map (313) 234-7123 www.foley.com
  • Ford Motor Company Automobile Manufacturers Equipment & Supplies Mr. Brad M. Simmons BS, MA Director, Community Outreach 1 American Road, Room 926-A5, Dearborn, MI 48126-2798map (313) 390-9880 www.ford.com
  • GAA Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management Automotive Mr. Sylvester L. Hester Executive Officer and Chairman 2801 Clark Street, Detroit, MI 48210-3265map (313) 447-2175 www.gaasolutions.com
  • Ghafari Associates, LLC Architecture-Engineering-Planning Mr. Ronald M. Moran Vice President 17101 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn, MI 48126map (313) 436-8607 www.ghafari.com
    Architecture, Engineering and Consulting.
  • Grand Valley State University Schools - Universities - Colleges Mr. Matthew McLogan Vice President for University Relations 1 Campus Drive, Allendale, MI 49401-9403map (616) 331-2190 www.gvsu.edu
  • Grupo Antolin Automotive Mr. Russell J. Goemaere President, Grupo North America 1700 Atlantic Boulevard, Auburn Hills, MI 48326-1504map (248) 373-1749 www.grupoantolin.com
  • GS3 Business Consultants Ms. Lisa Lunsford Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder 34450 Industrial Road, Livonia, MI 48150-1308map (734) 525-9100 www.gs3global.com
  • HELLA Manufacturing Mr. Ben Cohen Manager, Sales Excellence & Marketing, North and South America 15951 Technology Drive, Northville, MI 48168-2849map (734) 456-3407 www.hella.com
  • Highgate LLC Financial Management Mr. Stephen R. Polk President & CEO 260 E. Brown St., Suite 280, Birmingham, MI 48009-6234map (248) 385-5285
    Marketing and consulting.
  • Huntington Bank Banks-Commercial & Savings Ms. Susan Brueckman Senior Vice President - Corporate Affairs 555 S. Old Woodward, 6th Floor, Birmingham, MI 48009map (248) 637-7406 www.huntington.com
  • IAC Group North America Automotive - Components - Research Mr. Kevin Parliament Marketing and Communications 27777 Franklin Road, Southfield, MI 48034-1953map (248) 455-7000 www.iacgroup.com/
  • Kettering University Schools - Universities - Colleges Dr. Robert K. McMahan President 1700 University Avenue, Flint, MI 48504-6214map (810) 762-9828 www.kettering.edu
    Ranked among the nation’s premier engineering, science, and business universities. U.S. News & World Report ranks Kettering among the nation’s elite specialty schools. The University boasts the only ABET-accredited applied physics program in the world, offering a degree in engineering physics. Faculty members have received 12 National Science Foundation (NSF) Major Research Instrumentation awards since 2012 – more than any other university in Michigan during that time.
  • KPMG LLP Accountants-Certified Public Ms. Elizabeth W. Meter Michigan Managing Partner 150 West Jefferson Avenue, Suite 1900, Detroit, MI 48226-4478map (313) 230-3410 www.kpmg.com
    KPMG LLP is one of the oldest and largest professional assurance, tax and information management service firms in Detroit.
  • Lacks Enterprises, Inc. Automobile Manufacturers Equipment & Supplies Mr. Mark Montone Executive Director, Business Develoment 39500 MacKenzie Drive, Suite 500, Novi, MI 48377-1603map (248) 945-3882 www.lacksenterprises.com
  • Lucerne International Automobile Parts & Supplies-New Mrs. Mary Buchzeiger President and Chief Executive Officer 40 Corporate Drive, Auburn Hills, MI 48326-2918map (248) 343-2842 lucerneintl.com/
  • Mahindra Automotive North America Research & Development-Automotive Mr. Richard Ansell Vice President, Marketing 275 Rex Boulevard, Auburn Hills, MI 48326-2954map (248) 268-6629 www.mahindra.com
  • MAHLE Industries, Incorporated Automobile - Parts - Distributors Mr. Scott Ferriman President 23030 Mahle Drive, Farmington Hills, MI 48335-2606map (248) 735-3679 www.us.mahle.com
  • Michigan Economic Development Corporation Economic Development Mr. Steve Arwood CEO, Miller Canfield Consulting LLC 120 North Washington Square, Suite 900, Lansing, MI 48933map (517) 483-4952 www.michiganadvantage.org
    Economic Development.
  • Michigan State University Schools - Universities - Colleges Ms. Pam Serwa Director, Advancement 535 Chestnut, 3rd Floor, East Lansing, MI 48823map (248) 420-4386 www.msu.edu
  • Motherson Automotive Ms. Leah Jaber Coordinator, Marketing and Open Innovations 37680 Enterprise Court, Farmington Hills, MI 48331map (810) 432-9105 www.motherson.com
  • Multimatic Automotive Mr. Brian Burke Vice President, Sales 25540 Seely Road, Novi, MI 48375-2052map (248) 359-8444 www.multimatic.com/
  • Nexteer Automotive Automotive - Parts - Manufacturing Mr. Dennis Hoeg Vice President and President, North American Division 3900 East Holland Road, Saginaw, MI 48601map (989) 757-4419 www.nexteer.com
  • NYX, LLC Automotive Mr. Jatinder-Bir Sandhu Chief Executive Officer 36111 Schoolcraft Road, Livonia, MI 48393-2052map (248) 685-0691 www.nyxinc.com
  • Oakland University Schools - Universities - Colleges Dr. Michael Mazzeo Dean, School of Business Administration 275 Varner Drive, Elliott Hall, Rochester, MI 48309-4401map (248) 370-2957 www.oakland.edu
  • Omron Automation Americas Automation Systems-Equipment Mrs. Whitney Lojewski Industry Marketing Manager, Automotive 40000 Grand River Ave., Suite 304, Novi, MI 48375map 2485052282 www.omron247.com
  • OneMagnify Marketing Services Mr. Mark Petroff President and Chief Executive Officer 777 Woodward Avenue, Suite 500, Detroit, MI 48226-3589map (313) 202-6313 www.onemagnify.com
    Founded in 1967 and headquartered in Detroit, Marketing Associates combines powerful tools of technology with proven forms of marketing to build highly effective solutions for our clients. We infuse creative disciplines with the sciences of information technology, database management, analytics and metrics to produce and execute on programs that are both thoughtfully conceived and measurable.
  • OpTech, LLC Information Technology Services & Consultants Ms. Ronia Kruse President and Chief Executive Officer 5440 Corporate Drive, Suite 260, Troy, MI 48098-2646map (313) 962-9000 x6202 www.optechus.com
  • Piston Group Manufacturing Mr. Frank W. Ervin III Group Vice President, Government Affairs 3000 Town Center, Suite 3250, Southfield, MI 48075-1216map (248) 204-7218 x377 www.pistongroup.com
    Piston Automotive’s original scope of products and services included: corrugated pallet manufacturing, product repackaging and plastic returnable containers and steel rack management.
  • Plastic Omnium - Clean Energy Systems Automotive - Parts - Manufacturing Mr. John Dunn President and CEO, The Americas 2710 Bellingham Drive, Suite 400, Troy, MI 48083-2045map (248) 339-1392 www.plasticomnium.com
    A world leader, Plastic Omnium is a key supplier to the automotive industry and a strategic partner of car-makers for whom it conceives, produces, assembles and delivers products and intelligent systems to reduce emissions in its two fields: body panels and modules, fuel and pollution control systems.
  • Platinum Equity Private Equities Mr. John Diggins Partner 1 Greenwich Office Park, North Building 2nd Floor, Greenwich, CT 06831map (212) 905-0020 platinumequity.com
  • PwC Accountants-Certified Public Ms. Kelly Benedetti Walsh Leader, Greater Michigan Marketing One Detroit Center, 500 Woodward Avenue, 33rd Floor, Detroit, MI 48226-3416map (313) 319-8692 www.pwc.com
    Tax advisory, assurance.
  • Röchling Automotive USA, LLP Automobile Manufacturers Equipment & Supplies Mr. Michael Brosseau President, North America 2370 Meijer Drive, Troy, MI 48084map (248) 925-4883 www.roechling.com
  • Rush Group LLC Trucking Ms. Andra M. Rush Chief Executive Officer 123 Brighton Lake Road, Suite 202, Brighton, MI 48116map (313) 400-3001 www.rushtrucking.com
  • Seraph Bio Sciences Mr. Michael F. Shields Board Chair 15444 Windmill Pointe Drive, Grosse Point Park, MI 48230-1746map (734) 777-6409
  • Shape Corporation Automotive Mr. Mark White President and Chief Executive Officer 14600 172nd Avenue, Grand Haven, MI 49417-8904map (616) 846-8700 shapecorp.com
    As a full service, tier-one automotive and industrial component supplier, our engineering teams design, test and analyze metal, plastic and hybrid components and systems. From black box design to customer design optimization, Shape gives you a formidable resource in today’s most challenging markets. You provide the vision, we provide the solution.
  • SME Associations and Organizations Mr. Robert Luce Vice President, SME Education Foundation 1000 Town Center, Suite 1910, Southfield, MI 48075-1236map (313) 425-3000 www.sme.org
    SME has a rich and evolving heritage spanning more than 80 years. We serve the manufacturing industry as a nonprofit by promoting advanced manufacturing technology and developing a skilled workforce. And, we work closely with manufacturers to share knowledge and resources that generate solutions meeting industry demands.
  • Stellantis Automobile Manufacturers Equipment & Supplies Ms. Christine Estereicher Director, External Affairs & Global Philanthropy 1000 Chrysler Drive, CIMS 485-13-95, Auburn Hills, MI 48326-2766map (248) 512-3354 www.stellantis.com/en
  • Stoneridge Inc. Automotive - Components - Research Mr. Jon DeGaynor President and Chief Executive Officer 39675 MacKenzie Drive, Suite 400, Novi, MI 48377-1607map (248) 324-9820 www.stoneridge.com
  • Switch Data Processing Service Mr. Robert Elliott Vice President, Government & Public Affairs 7135 South Decatur Boulevard, Las Vegas, NV 89118-4376map (702) 843-4186 www.switch.com
    Switch, the technology infrastructure ecosystem corporation that is powering the future of the connected world, is bringing its globally recognized, patented data center ecosystem to the state of Michigan. Designed to be the largest and most advanced data center campus in the eastern U.S., the Switch Pyramid is located in Grand Rapids.
  • TCF Bank Banks-Commercial & Savings Mr. Thomas C. Shafer Senior Executive Vice President and Co-President Commercial Bank 2301 West Big Beaver Road, Suite 525, Troy, MI 48084-3320map (248) 498-2844 tcfbank.com
  • The American Center for Mobility Automotive Ms. Dawn Thompson Director, Strategy & Special Programs 860 Kirk Profit Drive, Ypsilanti, MI 48198map (248) 918-9555 www.acmwillowrun.org/
  • TI Automotive Automotive OEM Manufacturing Ms. Kathleen Brush Marketing & PR 2020 Taylor Road, Auburn Hills, MI 48326-1771map (248) 494-5000 www.tiautomotive.com
    TI Automotive is an award-winning global supplier of automotive fluid systems technology for fuel, brake, HVAC and powertrain systems, for all of the world’s automakers. The company has more than 125 locations in 29 countries.
  • Toyota Motor North America Research & Development-Automotive Ms. Kristen Tabar Vice President, Technical Strategy Planning Office Division 8777 Platt Road, Saline, MI 48176-9773map (734) 695-2600
    Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America Inc. has been the driving force behind Toyota's North American engineering and research and development of vehicles. It is engaged in engineering design, prototype building, vehicle evaluation, evaluation and design of parts and materials, regulatory affairs, emissions certification, and technical research.
  • Truscott Rossman Public Relations Mr. Jeff Tippett COO 124 West Allegan Street, Suite 800, Lansing, MI 48933-1724map (517) 487-9320 www.truscottrossman.com
  • Mining Mr. Kelly Osborne CEO 380 Saint Peter Street, Suite 705, St. Paul, MN 55102map (651) 842-6800 www.twin-metals.com
  • UHY LLP Accountants-Certified Public Mr. Anthony P. Frabotta Chairman Emeritus 12900 Hall Road, Suite 500, Sterling Heights, MI 48313-1153map (586) 254-8141 www.uhy-us.com
    UHY Advisors MI Inc. is a top 20 public accounting firm that provides comprehensive audit, attest, tax and business advisory services to a wide range of clients, primarily in the middle of the market.
  • umlaut, Inc. Engineer Services Dr. Samit Ghosh Chief Executive Officer and Board Member 25650 West Eleven Mile Road, Suite 300, Southfield, MI 48034-2253map (248) 251-4478 www.umlaut.com
    umlaut, Inc. is an international management consulting and innovative engineering services.
  • Walsh College Schools - Universities - Colleges Mr. Michael Levens President and CEO P.O. Box 7006, Troy, MI 48007-7006map (248) 823-1345 www.walshcollege.edu
    Walsh College is a private, not for profit institution offering upper-division undergraduate and graduate business and technology degrees and certificate programs. The business division provides solutions for businesses through training, continuing education and consulting.
  • Warner Norcross + Judd LLP Attorneys Mr. Thomas J. Manganello Partner, Co-Chair Automotive Industry Group 2715 Woodward Avenue, Suite 300, Detroit, MI 48201-3030map (248) 784-5007 www.wnj.com
    Warner Norcross & Judd LLP provides business and corporate law including automotive, commercial finance, mergers and acquisitions, public private partnerships, tax, economic incentives, employee benefits/executive compensation, health law, international services, labor/employment, litigation and dispute resolution, real estate, construction, life sciences, energy, environmental and technology, and intellectual property.
  • Washtenaw Community College Schools - Universities - Colleges Dr. Rose B. Bellanca President 4800 East Huron River Drive, Student Center Building, Room 219, Ann Arbor, MI 48105-4800map (734) 973-3491 www.wccnet.edu
  • Waymo Automotive Technology Consultants Ms. Ellie Casson Head, Local Policy 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043map (800) 495-8298 waymo.com
    Waymo is a self-driving technology company with a mission to make it easy and safe for people and things to move around.
  • Wayne County Airport Authority Airports Mr. Bryant W. Holt Chief Development Officer Detroit Metropolitan Airport, 11050 Rogell Drive, #602, Detroit, MI 48242map (734) 942-3745
  • Wayne State University Schools - Universities - Colleges Mr. Ned Staebler Vice President, Economic Development 4165 Faculty Administration Building, 656 West Kirby Street, Detroit, MI 48202-3675map (313) 577-2164 www.bog.wayne.edu
  • XL Fleet Automotive - Parts - Manufacturing Mr. Michael Kenhard Chief Technology Officer and Vice President, Engineering 145 Newton Street, Boston, MA 02135map (248) 230-0157 www.xlfleet.com/
    XL Fleet has become the undisputed leader in fleet electrification solutions for Class 2-6 commercial and municipal vehicles. With thousands of XL-equipped vehicles on the road, we have helped save our customers well over 3 million gallons of fuel and eliminated over 26,000 metric tons of CO2 emissions from the atmosphere.

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