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Expleo USA Plans Oakland County, Michigan, R&D Facility

European engineering services provider Expleo USA Inc. plans to establish its first North American research and development facility in Oakland County, Michigan. The more than $2 million project is expected to create 196 jobs.

The new location will house an engineering team and will be part of the company’s long-term strategy to secure future business with customers in the auto industry.

“Expleo has a proven track record of supporting automotive businesses worldwide to engineer electronics and digital services integrating the latest technologies and trends; particularly green mobility & software-defined vehicle new architecture,” said Expleo Executive Vice President of Automotive Marcus Ganguin. “With our move into Oakland County, Michigan, we will be able to partner with its community of automotive businesses to provide the deeply integrated engineering and technology services needed to address the most pressing challenges facing our industry such as e-mobility.”

“We are thrilled to be welcoming these high-wage jobs by Expleo as we continue to position Michigan as the undisputed leader in future mobility and vehicle electrification,” noted?Quentin L. Messer, Jr., CEO of MEDC and President and Chair, Michigan Strategic Fund. “Today’s announcement demonstrates Michigan’s culture of innovation, the attractiveness of our business climate and the strength of our talented workforce. We look forward to partnering with Expleo as it grows and adds jobs for Michigan residents.”

Expleo in North America offers a range of services, including engineering, quality assurance, digital transformation, and consulting to clients in the aerospace, automotive, financial services, and healthcare industries.

“Global companies continue to recognize the Detroit Region as a premier innovation destination and entry point to the North American market and we were proud to help our partners secure this project,” added Maureen Donohue Krauss, president and CEO of the Detroit Regional Partnership (DRP).

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