NAIAS is pleased to welcome its Premier Sponsors, the highest level of affiliation with the show. Premier Sponsors participate with NAIAS in a number of significant ways including hosting events and displays and providing exceptional promotional support. These sponsors include:
Adient is the global leader in automotive seating. With 75,000 employees operating 230 manufacturing/assembly plants in 33 countries worldwide, we produce and deliver automotive seating for all vehicle classes and all major automakers. From complete seating systems to individual components, our expertise spans every step of the automotive seat-making process. And we’re proud to be locating our global headquarters in Detroit, home of NAIAS.
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Saudi Aramco is a world leader in integrated energy and chemicals driven by the core belief that energy is opportunity. We are focused on making our resources more sustainable and more useful. From producing approximately one in every eight barrels of the world’s crude oil supply to developing new energy technologies, our global team is dedicated to creating positive impact in all that we do. Our subsidiaries and affiliates have operated in the U.S. for more than 60 years and are a contributor to the U.S. energy sector through employment, partnerships with energy peers and oil services companies, joint industry and academic collaborations, and research and technology development in three U.S.-based research labs. www.saudiaramco.com
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Delta Air Lines serves nearly 180 million customers each year. In 2017, Delta was named to Fortune’s top 50 Most Admired Companies in addition to being named the most admired airline for the sixth time in seven years. Additionally, Delta has ranked No. 1 in the Business Travel News Annual Airline survey for an unprecedented six consecutive years. With and industry-leading global network, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to 334 destinations in 62 countries on six continents. Delta is the largest carrier at Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, offering customers 4455 peak-day departures to more than 127 nonstop destinations. With nonstop service to Shanghai; Beijing; Seoul-Incheon; Tokyo; and Nagoya, Japan; Detroit is a major gateway to Asia for Delta.
Delta employs more than 80,000 employees worldwide and operates a mainline fleet of more than 800 aircraft. The airline is a founding member of the SkyTeam global alliance and participates in the industry’s leading trans-Atlantic joint venture with Air France-KLM and Alitalia as well as a joint venture with Virgin Atlantic. Including its worldwide alliance partners, Delta offers customers more than 15,000 daily flights, with key hubs and markets including Amsterdam, Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, Los Angeles, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New York-JFK and LaGuardia, London-Heathrow, Paris-Charles de Gualle, Salt Lake City, Seattle and Tokyo-Narita. Delta has invested billions of dollars in airport facilities, global products and services, and technology to enhance the customer experience in the air and on ground. Additional information is available on the Delta News Hub, as delta.com, Twitter @DeltaNewsHub, Google.com/+Delta, Facebook.com/delta and Delta’s blog takingoff.delta.com.
DENSO is a leading global automotive supplier, crafting the core technologies in today’s vehicles, including thermal, powertrain control, electronics and information and safety. With more than 23,000 associates in North America and facilities in 14 U.S. states, DENSO earns drivers’ trust every day with its unwavering focus on innovation that delivers a safer and more sustainable driving experience. With its North American headquarters in Southfield, MI, DENSO’s North American consolidated sales totaled U.S. $9.6 billion for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2017. For more information, go to www.densocorp-na.com. Connect with DENSO on Facebook at www.facebook.com/DENSOinNorthAmerica.
KPMG LLPLearn More
KPMG LLP, the audit, tax and advisory firm us.kpmg.com, is the U.S. member firm of KPMG International (collectively KPMG). KPMG is a global network of professional firms operating in 155 countries and employing more than 189,000 people. As a leading professional services firm, KPMG LLP has more than 100 offices and 34,000 partners and professionals providing services throughout all 50 states.
The KPMG U.S. Manufacturing Institute Automotive Center is an open forum where industry specialists share knowledge, gain insights, and collaborate on timely and relevant issues facing the automotive market. KPMG recognizes that success in business is not a result of random inspiration, but rather of focused, strategic adaptations to ever-changing conditions. And with the unprecedented amount of change happening in business today, KPMG inspires automotive companies to confidently empower their organizations to evolve rapidly and to capture value in emerging opportunities. For more information on the Automotive Center, please visit www.kpmg.com/us/automotive.
The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) is the state’s marketing arm and lead advocate for business development, job awareness and community development with the focus on growing Michigan’s economy. MEDC’s PlanetM initiative is a partnership of mobility organizations, communities, educational institutions, research and development, and government agencies that are working together to develop and deploy the mobility technologies driving the future. Available to any mobility-focused company or investor, PlanetM is also a no-cost, concierge service that connects you to Michigan’s automotive ecosystem — the people, resources and places dedicated to the evolution of transportation mobility. Michigan has always been the leader of the automotive industry, and as vehicle and transportation technologies continue to evolve in amazing ways, Michigan is continuing to lead the way. For more information, visit: www.PlanetM.com.
Dedicated to the improvement of sustainable mobility, Michelin designs, manufactures and sells tires for every type of vehicle, including airplanes, automobiles, bicycles, earthmovers, farm equipment, heavy-duty trucks and motorcycles. The company has earned a long-standing reputation for building innovative premium tires. In addition to tires, the company also publishes travel guides, hotel and restaurant guides, maps and road atlases. Headquartered in Greenville, S.C., Michelin North America (www.michelinman.com) employs about 22,700 and operates 19 major manufacturing plants.
Steel Market Development InstituteLearn More
The Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), a business unit of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), increases and defends the use of steel by developing innovative materials, applications and, in general, making steel the highest value material in the automotive, construction and packaging markets. SMDI works with automakers to advance and demonstrate steel’s superior performance. SMDI also collaborates with stakeholders — from customers to academia to legislators and regulators — to identify and implement steel solutions which meet society’s needs in all markets, and promotes recycling, sustainability and life cycle advantages of North American steel. SMDI’s automotive investors include AK Steel Corporation, ArcelorMittal and Nucor Corporation. For more information on SMDI and its investors, visit www.autosteel.org or follow @DriveUsingSteel on Twitter.
ZF is a global leader in driveline and chassis technology as well as active and passive safety technology. With a focus on creating technology that enable vehicles to be safer, more efficient and more autonomous, ZF engineers systems and components for the vehicles of today and tomorrow. The company reported sales of €29.2 billion in 2015 and now has a global workforce of around 135,000 with approximately 230 locations in some 40 countries. ZF annually invests approximately 5 percent of its sales in Research & Development (€1.4 billion in 2015) ensuring continued success through the design and engineering of innovative technologies. ZF is one of the largest automotive suppliers worldwide and also services a variety of other areas including motorsports, marine, wind power, agricultural and construction machinery, rail vehicles, aviation and other industrial drives.
For further information regarding NAIAS sponsorship opportunities, please contact Tavi Fulkerson of The Fulkerson Group at 248-819-8332 or firstname.lastname@example.org.