Lear Corporation (NYSE: LEA), one of the world's largest automotive suppliers, today hosted the ceremonial opening of a new automotive seat trim manufacturing facility in Palmela near Lisbon. Randall Carron, President - International Operations for Lear Corporation, presided over the ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the automotive supplier's major investment in Portugal. Dr. Joaquim de Pina Moura, Minister of Finance and Economy, was among the featured guests expected to participate in the event.