SOUTHFIELD, MI - United Paint & Chemical Corp., Southfield, MI, has opened a new production facility in Irapuato, Mexico. The company will be producing waterborne and solventborne interior coatings for the automotive market in Mexico. United Paint will also produce Cashew Ltd. products for the Japanese OEM market in Mexico

The core business of United Paint is automotive interior coatings for rigid plastic as well as seating and soft trim roll goods applications. The company focuses on providing automotive OEMs with highly engineered products. The initial capacity of this site will be 100,000 annual gallons with room for expansion.