Valeo ACC Climate Control cuts the ribbon at its new Elkhart, Indiana HQ

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Valeo and Spheros NA team members at the Elkhart Grand Opening ceremony.
Valeo and Spheros NA team members at the Elkhart Grand Opening ceremony.
 
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TROY, Mich. - May 11, 2016 - PRLog -- On Thursday, May 5, ACC Climate Control, part of Spheros, a company newly acquired by Valeo, one of the world's leading automotive technology suppliers, hosted about 200 customers, vendors, and guests for the grand opening of its new location at 22150 Challenger Drive in Elkhart, Indiana.

The ribbon-cutting was attended by Casey Cummings, CEO of Spheros/ACC; Helmut Zanker, CEO of Spheros, Fran├žoise Colpron, Group President Valeo North America and James Schwyn, Regional Operations Director Valeo Thermal Systems North America. Tours of facility and product displays will follow the ribbon-cutting ceremony from 1:30-5 p.m.

Since 1997, the headquarters, technical center, and manufacturing facilities of ACC Climate Control have been located in Elkhart to offer custom engineering and design capabilities for mobile climate control systems, servicing customers nationwide.

In late December 2015, Spheros/ACC personnel moved into this new 135,000 square foot facility. The site includes offices, a testing laboratory, production assembly, and a metal fabrication plant.

More than 100 employees work at this facility with plans for expansion in the near future. This new plant was designed to meet current customers growing demands, while allowing room for significant growth as new products and demands come from an expanding customer base.

About ACC Climate Control, a Valeo brand
Created in 1948, ACC Climate Control is a growing and dynamic designer, manufacturer, and installer of mobile air conditioning and heating systems supplying OEM and aftermarket customers in the school and commercial bus, ambulance, emergency vehicle, van, specialty truck, sleeper cab, off-highway and small cab markets.  ACC Climate Control became part of the Spheros Group in 2015 and is now a Valeo brand, since the acquisition of Spheros by Valeo in late March 2016, thus joining one of the world's leading thermal systems suppliers for the automotive industry.

About Valeo
Valeo is an automotive supplier, partner to all automakers worldwide. As a technology company, Valeo proposes innovative products and systems that contribute to the reduction of CO2 emissions and to the development of intuitive driving.

In 2015, the Group generated sales of 14.5 billion euros and invested over 10% of its original equipment sales in research and development. Valeo has 134 plants, 17 research centers, 35 development centers and 15 distribution platforms, and employs 82,800 people in 30 countries worldwide. Valeo is listed on Euronext Paris and is a member of the CAC 40 index. For more information about the Valeo Group and its activities, please visit our website, www.valeo.com.

For more information, please contact:
Daniel Saad, Region Communications Director Valeo North America
Phone: 248-619-8377 or email: dan.saad@valeo.com

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