TI Automotive Opens New HQ
TI Automotive Ltd. has moved to new corporate headquarters in Auburn Hills, Mich. The 140,000-sq-ft office enables the supplier of fluid handling systems to consolidate 300 staffers who had been housed at several locations in the area.
The new office is about three miles north of the TI Automotive’s former headquarters in Auburn Hills. The company will continue to operate its technical center, also in Auburn Hills.
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