ABOUT AGM AUTOMOTIVE

Founded in March 2001, AGM is a global supplier of automotive interior trim, lighting, and electronic components. These products include but are not limited to Interior Task and Ambient Lighting, Overhead Consoles, Handles, Coat Hooks, PRNDM Modules, and Technical Textiles.

Our company has developed strong relationships with a broad group of global vehicle manufacturers, including Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), Ford, General Motors, Hyundai, Nissan, Toyota, and the Volkswagen/Porsche/Audi group. Our customers have recognized AGM’s global capabilities by awarding it content on global programs. On these global programs, the company ships product to North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, India, and South America. AGM Automotive clients include:

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A Tradition of Excellence

In May 2014, a subsidiary of AGM acquired substantially all of the assets of Chicago Miniature Lighting, LLC. Founded in 1910 and headquartered in Novi, Michigan, ChML is a leading global supplier of innovative LED lighting solutions to the automotive market. Through the Company’s strategically located facilities in Novi and Costa Rica, ChML offers its customers full service capabilities, including design and engineering, manufacturing, assembly, sequencing, and supply and distribution in all major markets, including North America, Europe, Asia, and South America. ChML specializes in providing lighting systems, including overhead systems, light pipes, LED ambient lighting, and other lighting systems to original equipment manufacturers and Tier I suppliers worldwide.

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Together, AGM will proudly continue ChML’s century-long tradition and dedication toward providing quality interior ambient lighting products and technological excellence. With the added Costa Rica production plant, as well as ChML’s expertise and heritage in the industry, the acquisition elevates AGM’s capabilities to an even higher level of performance and capacity in devoted service to its customers. Read the full press release

MANUFACTURING FACILITIES

  • 3 North American Based Assembly and Distribution Operations
  • 3 Asian Based Manufacturing, Assembly and Distribution Operations
  • One Central American Based Manufacturing Operation in Costa Rica
  • One European Based Assembly and Distribution Operation

TECHNICAL RESOURCES

  • “Black Box” Design, Engineering, Development and Validation
  • Interior Lighting Integration
  • Mold & EOL Testing Fixture Design
  • Electronic Component Design and Development

CAPABILITIES

INJECTION MOLDING

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  • Single Shot Injection Molding
  • Dual Shot Injection Molding
  • Insert Injection Molding
  • Gas Assist Injection Molding
  • UV Hard coating
  • Silk & Pad Printing
  • Vacuum Metalizing/Chrome Plating
  • Paint and Laser Etching
  • Assembly

ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS

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  • Surface Mount Technology (SMT)
    LED and Switches
  • Wire Harness Assembly
    Wire Cutting
    Wire Stripping
    Crimping
    EOL Testing
  • Custom ECU Development
  • Precision Stampings

TECHNICAL TEXTILES

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  • Includes Various Flooring Systems
  • Carpet Tufting
  • Lamination with Light Weight Acoustic Backing
  • Extrusion with Synthetic Rubber Backing
  • Extrusion with PVC Backing
  • Compression Molded Mats
    Light Weight Acoustic Backing
    Synthetic Rubber

PRODUCTS

LIGHTING / ELECTRICAL

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  • Dome Lamps
  • Reading Lamps
  • Ambient Lighting
  • Task Lighting
  • Courtesy Lighting
  • PRNDM Modules
  • Control Switches
  • Wire Harness Assembly

INTERIOR ASSEMBLIES

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  • Assist/Grab Handles
  • Coat Hooks
  • Overhead Consoles
  • Interior Plastic Components

CARPETS / SOFT TRIM

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  • Floor Mats
  • Cargo Mats
  • Trunk Mats
  • Foot Rests