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Canadian Supplier Fair at Subaru of Indiana Automotive

Canadian Supplier Fair at Subaru of Indiana Automotive

You are encouraged to apply for the opportunity to participate in the Canadian Supplier Fair which will be held at the Subaru of Indiana Automotive (SIA) training center in Lafayette, Indiana.  SIU is seeking to identify innovative and cost-effective solutions from suppliers.  This is a chance for existing and new suppliers to present to Subaru Indiana’s purchasing and engineering teams.

The deadline for submitting an application to be considered for this opportunity is Friday, November 11, 2016 at 5:00 PM.  If you are interested in applying to be considered for this opportunity, please submit your application HERE.

Specific areas of interest:

• Roof rails
• Door strikers & latches
• Small and medium injection parts
• PVC/vinyl sheeting (for seats)
• Adhesive Labels
• Insulators
• Bushings

Submissions received by the deadline will be forwarded to Subaru Indiana who will review and select successful applicants.  All successful applicants will be notified by The Consulate General of Canada and will be provided additional instructions prior to the event.  There is no cost to apply for this opportunity.  If your company is selected to participate by SIA, the non-refundable cost of participation is $100 per person (max. 2 people per company).  Please note: If you are selected, you are expected to participate.

Please contact: 

Anne Cascadden, Trade Commissioner, Consulate General of Canada in Detroit
email:  /  tel: 313-446-7023

About Subaru of Indiana Automotive

Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc. (SIA), a subsidiary of Fuji Heavy Industries, Ltd., is home of North American Subaru production. Models built at the Lafayette, Indiana plant include the Subaru Legacy and Outback and Subaru Impreza (beginning Nov. 2016). SIA employs about, 4000 associates.

Subaru of Indiana currently produces over 310,000 units and this is expected to grow.  Toyota Camry production ended in May, 2016 in order to maximize production of Subaru models to meet North American vehicle demand.  60% of Subaru vehicles sold worldwide are sold in North America, therefore, Subaru HQ is focusing primarily on further growth in North America.

FY 2015 – 297,734 units
FY 2016 – 313,511 units
FY2017 – 342,000 units (projection)

November 9, 2015 – Announced that new Subaru 3-row crossover vehicle will be produced at SIA
March 1, 2016 – New Paint Shop start of production