TI Automotive, a supplier of fluid storage, carrying and delivery technology, is expanding in India with two new facilities, in Bangalore and Chennai. Both will produce for the domestic market.

Bangalore will produce fluid-carrying lines for passenger cars, with full production beginning in December 2011. At full production, 68 people will be employed at the 12,500 sq ft plant.

The Chennai factory is the company's first fuel tank systems location in India and will produce low-emission plastic fuel tanks. Production will begin in April 2012, employing 70 at the 73,000 sq ft facility.

"India is a key growth region that is essential to being a major global supplier," said Bill Kozyra, chairman and CEO of TI Automotive.  "With these new facilities, we are firmly entrenched there."

TI Automotive also has plants in Manesar, to produce powertrain systems, and in Baroda and Manesar making fluid carrying systems.

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