Aisin Donates to Michigan Science CenterAisin Donates to Michigan Science Center As Part of “Investment In Future”
Plymouth, Mich., May. 20, 2013 – Aisin World Corp. of America (AWA) today announced that it has committed to donating $100,000 over the next three years to the Michigan Science Center (Mi-Sci) in Detroit.
“This is part of our ongoing effort to invest in the future by supporting STEM education: science, technology, engineering, and math,” said John Koenig, president, Sales & Marketing, Aisin World Corp. of America. “Supporting education has long been a tenet of our company around the world, and is part of our commitment to improving the quality of life in the communities where we do business.”
Aisin joins Toyota and Denso in the recent effort to raise funds for Mi-Sci – a unique, fun and dynamic hands-on museum offering programs that inspire children to discover, explore and appreciate science, technology and math.
“Collectively, Aisin, Denso and Toyota are making an important statement about our unified commitment to science education, and the youth of Detroit,” said Bruce Brownlee, senior executive administrator, External Affairs, Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc. “The science center is a major force behind the next generation of Michigan’s engineers, scientists, and innovators. We’re glad to partner with Aisin and Denso in this important effort.”
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About Aisin World Corp. of America:
Based in Plymouth, Michigan, Aisin World Corp. of America (AWA) is the North American sales center of the Aisin Group, a $29 billion company headed by Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd. with corporate offices in Kariya City, Aichi, Japan. Aisin is a worldwide, Tier One supplier of automotive components, such as brakes and chassis, body, transmissions, drivetrain, information-related navigation systems, and engine-related parts. Worldwide, Aisin has nearly 180 consolidated companies and employs 80,000 people. In the Americas, Aisin Group companies includes 8,000 employees, 32 manufacturing, sales, and R & D centers, including the Aisin Technical Center of America located on the AWA campus in Plymouth, and FT Techno of America, its 850-acre test track and proving ground in Fowlerville, Mich.
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