BRIGHTON, Mich., June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FORTECH Products, Inc., a major provider of corrosion-resistant coatings, metal-forming lubricants and contract packaging services for the auto industry, has selected AutoCom Associates as its public relations agency of record.
Founded by Creighton Forester in 1994, FORTECH has grown steadily through acquisitions and new-product development. The company acquired U.S. Petrotech in 1997, LG Formulation in 1998 and Argus Coating in 1999. FORTECH recently moved into a new 80,000-square-foot headquarters on a 27-acre tract in Brighton, Michigan.
The company develops and manufactures corrosion-resistant water-based paints and coatings for the automotive, recreational-vehicle and allied industries. It also works with a variety of customers to formulate and package aftermarket lubricants and additives. Key OEM customers and supplier partners include General Motors, Ford, Chrysler, Volkswagen, AAM, Akebono, Bosch, Magna, Metaldyne, PPG and TRW.
Located in the Detroit suburb of Bloomfield Hills, AutoCom has provided public relations and management-consulting services to businesses in the global automotive industry since 1996. The firm is a member of the International Public Relations Network (IPRN) and is affiliated with Automotive PR, an international public relations group based in London.
AutoCom's corporate clients include Alcantara, A Raymond Tinnerman, Behr America, Gage Products Company, Gibbs Technologies, Gibbs Sports Amphibians, GKN Driveline, HELLA KGaA Hueck & Co., Icom North America, Lippitt O'Keefe PLLC, Thetford Corporation and the Wallonia (Belgium) Office for Foreign Investors.
"We're excited about the addition of FORTECH to our client portfolio," said Larry Weis, AutoCom's president. "FORTECH is a rapidly growing company known for its product quality and dedication to high-levels of customer service."
SOURCE FORTECH Products, Inc.