The 215,000-square-foot facility, located at Ford's Chicago Manufacturing Campus, enables Visteon to provide in-sequence, just-in-time delivery of front-end modules, cockpit systems, fuel storage systems and climate systems for the Ford Freestyle, Ford Five Hundred and Mercury Montego."We are pleased to announce our newest customer-focused, lean manufacturing facility," said Jim Orchard, executive vice president and president, North American Operations. "We will focus our resources, manufacturing expertise and systems know-how to support Ford as they continue to deliver the quality products their customers expect."
Visteon's presence in the Chicago Manufacturing Campus is consistent with its customers' growing interest in having supplier facilities located near their assembly plants. The company employs approximately 270 at the Chicago facility.