今天讀到原旗下的TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. 在日本設技術支援中心
我去查一下 TRW 和 TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. 發現它們都被買掉.....
YOKOHAMA, Japan, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. - the global leader in active and passive safety systems, has opened a new, custom-designed 5,000 square meter Japan Engineering Center (JEC) in Yokohama, housing research and development, application engineering and full product testing capabilities.
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The JEC broadens and consolidates TRW's technical presence in Japan and is designed to support all local customers for TRW's full safety portfolio. At full capacity the JEC will house a total of 130 engineers, technicians, sales and support staff.
The JEC significantly expands the company's Occupant Safety Systems presence in Japan and houses the new dynamic crash simulator with full sled testing capability. The facility will also provide a common location for all four engineering groups including steering & suspension, braking, occupant safety, and integrated safety systems and include advanced test equipment for all product lines.
"We are very excited to officially open the Japan Engineering Center today," said TRW president and CEO John C. Plant. "The new center is a reflection of our commitment to the Japanese market and our ongoing effort to provide the best in advanced safety systems to Japanese customers, both domestically and around the world."
The new three-story center features full laboratory and testing facilities for all major TRW product lines, and also serves as the headquarters for the Japan sales team and the executive management team.
"TRW Automotive Japan has introduced its global account management structure to serve Japanese vehicle manufacturers with the goal of sharpened focus and enhanced service to the needs of these customers worldwide. To reinforce this effort, our new engineering center also serves as the overall TRW headquarters, offering our customers one major contact location for our sales and engineering teams," said Shinzo Yotsumoto, president of TRW Automotive Japan. "From our new center we will offer customers a full spectrum of services to support current product applications and develop new ones for the Japanese market with better responsiveness by coordinating with the overseas core engineering teams of TRW globally."
TRW Automotive Holdings Corp.
On the web: http://www.trwauto.com
Employee growth: 1.1%
TRW Automotive now has Blackstone Group at the wheel. The private investment group purchased TRW Automotive from its parent company, TRW Inc., in a deal valued at more than $4.7 billion. Northrop Grumman, which bought TRW for its defense assets, still holds a 10% stake in TRW Automotive. The company makes components for automakers such as Volkswagen (16% of sales), Ford (15%), and General Motors (11%). Products include chassis systems (brake, steering, and suspension systems) and safety systems such as airbags, security electronics, and seat belts. Other products include body controls and engine valves.
Key numbers for fiscal year ending December, 2006:
One year growth: 4.0%
Net income: $176.0M
Income growth: (13.7%)
Chairman: Neil P. Simpkins
President, CEO, and Director: John C. Plant
EVP and COO: Steven Lunn