Martin will leverage 21 years of automotive, aerospace, defense and motorsports expertise to grow its wire harness manufacturing and assembly business.
NOVI, MI, Tuesday, August 8, 2017 —
Today, Martin Technologies and GAC announced a strategic joint venture to provide advanced electrical capabilities and the highest quality manufacturing of wire harnesses for the transportation industry. The companies will collaborate to expand their wire harness production to global customers. This uniquely diverse partnership is focused on design, development and production of world class electrical wire assemblies to meet the increasingly complex connectivity requirements of advancing transportation technology. Sample production of the Martin GAC technology capabilities will be available during the GM Supplier Connection event on August 9th.
“The Martin team is excited about our new joint venture with GAC,” said Brian Jones, Executive Vice President of Martin Technologies. “This partnership will enhance Martin’s ability to expand and align with industry demand for highly engineered, robust wiring required by our OEM customers. Our combined expertise supports raising annual capacity with increase in quality and efficient production model.”
Known for their manufacturing expertise, GAC incorporates modern technologies in support of process and production allowing for error proof solutions to some of the most complex wire assembly challenges connecting the industry.
“By partnering with Martin, GAC is helping to improve wired connectivity the world over,” said Antonia Flores, Juarez Plant Manager, GAC. “Combining our production techniques with Martin’s advanced transportation engineering expertise, technology, customer base and manufacturing capabilities are great compliments to strengthen the partnership. Ultimately together we can accelerate the reach of advanced technology connectivity in transportation.”
Martin is a full-service engineering and manufacturing company providing global solutions to the automotive, marine, aerospace and defense industries. Beginning 21 years ago as a motorsports provider, Martin is now respected as a global premier supplier to OEM and Tier customers. Martin’s experience spans all OEMs and over 400 Tier 1 and 2 suppliers. A reliable speed to response model, flexibility, creative solutions, and advanced methodologies have positioned Martin to support the growing transportation industry with innovative methods and best practices. Martin is continuing to expand its footprint with innovative products and services through new acquisitions and expanded partnerships. Martin is a certified Minority company with certifications from the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) and the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council (MMSDC). We share common diversity and inclusion values with our partners and meet all requirements.
GAC is a global manufacturer of quality wiring harnesses, cables and electro-mechanical assemblies for diversified global industries. Utilizing our global manufacturing network, we provide our customers with cost effective products that are delivered with flexibility and speed to meet all their expectations. As a globally integrated full-service supplier, GAC provides customers with total manufacturing support, from design concept to engineering prototypes through to final volume production. Our strength has traditionally been in our uncompromising dedication to quality. This is embodied in our skilled workforce, which undergoes constant training in all the assembly and manufacturing disciplines. We are agile and flexible, ready to exceed our customer’s needs and expectations.