MANHASSET, N.Y. Component and subassemblies supplier CTS Corp. has announced that it will establish a manufacturing operation in Ostrava, Czech Republic.
Ostrava is located on the eastern border of the Czech Republic. CTS (Elkhart, Ind.) will begin operating the plant in mid-2006, initially manufacturing automotive products for the European market.
According to Jeff McCurley, Vice President and General Manager of CTS Automotive Products, "Our European sales are projected to double in the next five years. Expansion of our European manufacturing presence to the Czech Republic will better serve our European automotive customers. Locating our new plant in Ostrava offers low costs, availability of technical skills and necessary manufacturing infrastructure," he added.
CTS manufactures automotive and related products in Elkhart and Berne, Indiana; Toronto, Canada; Glasgow, Scotland; Matamoros, Mexico; Kaohsiung, Taiwan; and Dongguan, China.