Visteon Corporation has officially opened its ‘Chicago focused’ factory that will supply Ford ‘s Chicago Assembly Plant.

The 215,000-square-foot facility, located at Ford’s Chicago Manufacturing Campus, enables Visteon to provide in-sequence, just-in-time delivery of front-end modules, cockpit systems, fuel storage systems and climate systems for the Ford Freestyle, Ford Five Hundred and Mercury Montego.

Visteon’s presence on the manufacturing campus is consistent with its customers’ growing interest in having supplier facilities located near their assembly plants. The company employs approximately 270 at the Chicago facility.