Flex-N-Gate breaks ground for $95 million plant in DetroitApril 24
Flex-N-Gate offers to buy seven Plastic Omnium plantsDec. 29, 2016
KKR said to drop from bidding for TakataNov. 2, 2016
Spanish supplier Gestamp to invest $158.7 million into Mich. operationsOct. 26, 2016
Gestamp North America Inc. plans to invest $158.7 million into its Michigan operations. The subsidiary of Madrid, Spain-based Gestamp Automoción SL plans to expand its plants in Chelsea, Mich., and Mason, Mich.
Flex-N-Gate billionaire Khan rises from dishwasher to Takata suitorSept. 29, 2016
The emergence of Shahid Khan, the NFL team owner who made his fortune selling car bumpers, in the race to rescue embattled Japanese airbag manufacturer Takata Corp. pits the billionaire against more established parts suppliers.
Takata receives 5 bids with Autoliv, Daicel among suitors, report saysSept. 21, 2016
Takata has received five bids from potential suitors including fellow suppliers Autoliv and Daicel and buyout firm KKR as the troubled company faces mounting liabilities related to its record recalls, Bloomberg reported.
How Bill Ford lured Flex-N-Gate to DetroitMay 30, 2016
Bill Ford's connections with Flex-N-Gate owner help land Detroit plantMay 25, 2016
Two auto industry executives with ties to NFL football franchises -- Bill Ford of the Detroit Lions and Shahid Khan of the Jacksonville Jaguars -- played key roles in bringing a top-tier auto parts plant to Detroit.