HERMOSILLO, Mexico -- HBPO GmbH has opened a 12,000-square-foot plant in Hermosillo, Mexico, to produce front-end modules for the Ford Fusion, Mercury Milan and Lincoln Zephyr.
The factory, which supplies Ford Motor Co.'s plant here, has 42 employees and annual capacity of more than 220,000 front-end modules.
HBPO also has a plant in Puebla, Mexico, that makes front-end modules for Volkswagen.
HBPO GmbH, of Lippstadt, Germany, is a joint venture between Hella KG Hueck & Co., Behr GmbH & Co. KG and Plastic Omnium Co. It supplies front-end modules.