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Coastal Grabs 5th Consecutive GM Supplier Quality Excellence Award

Coastal Grabs 5th Consecutive GM Supplier Quality Excellence Award

Excellence You Can Count On For the 5th year in a row, Coastal Automotive has received the General Motors 2020 Supplier Quality Excellence Award. We’re proud to continue to provide excellent quality and safety to our partners and ultimately those on the road. “With...

Improved Safety at 230mph

Improved Safety at 230mph

This Sunday as you tune into the 105th Indianapolis 500 and watch 33 drivers complete the 500 mile race, pay attention to the entrance to pit row. On the end of the concrete barrier you’ll find what’s called an attenuator—a foam piece designed by Coastal Automotive to...

What Leaders Do

What Leaders Do

It is difficult to overstate how much the success of our organizations hinge on leadership. Which is why this year our team leaders are participating in a year-long development program designed to help leaders understand the specific tasks a leader does. Leading is...

Coastal Automotive certified to produce PPE through Project DIAMOnD

Coastal Automotive certified to produce PPE through Project DIAMOnD

Coastal Automotive is excited to announce our participation in Project DIAMOnD, which aims to provide local manufacturers with the means to produce emergency PPE in-house on an as-needed basis.

As part of our participation in the program, Coastal Automotive has received a Markforged Mark Two composite 3D printer with FFF (Fused Filament Fabrication) and CFF (Continuous Fiber Fabrication) capabilities. During production, this will allow us to increase the strength of the plastic components we produce to a level comparable to aluminum.

Coastal Group companies grab perfect score for quality management

Coastal Group companies grab perfect score for quality management

HOLLAND, MI—Coastal Container and Coastal Automotive, both subsidiaries of Holland-based Coastal Group, earned perfect scores for quality management across all four facilities, with zero non-conformities after annual audits. American Systems Registrar (ASR) oversaw...

Coastal Group Acquires Veecor Honeycomb Packaging Manufacturing

Coastal Group Acquires Veecor Honeycomb Packaging Manufacturing

Coastal Group, a family owned investment management company, has acquired Veecor, a Louisiana-based honeycomb packaging manufacturer. With the acquisition, Coastal Group has launched Coastal Honeycomb, LLC. The company will produce the lightweight, durable packaging material in Holland and create an initial 12 jobs.

Coastal Automotive Wins GM Supplier Quality Excellence Award

Coastal Automotive Wins GM Supplier Quality Excellence Award

For the fourth consecutive year, Coastal Automotive has earned the 2019 General Motors Supplier Quality Excellence Award. The award recognizes suppliers for meeting 13 challenging criteria including efficient manufacturing practices, positive customer satisfaction,...

Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus Update

Dear Coastal Partners: These are confusing and difficult times, and the uncertainty that the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has created for our employees, families and our communities is unparalleled. As we await actionable and objective data to guide our collective efforts,...

Coastal Automotive hosts MEMA and US Representative Bill Huizenga

Coastal Automotive hosts MEMA and US Representative Bill Huizenga

Coastal Automotive welcomed Representative Bill Huizenga, the Motor and Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) and other automotive manufacturers to its Holland-based manufacturing headquarters on November 6. The visit was coordinated as a part of The Supplier...

Coastal Automotive hosts MEMA and US Representative Elissa Slotkin

Coastal Automotive hosts MEMA and US Representative Elissa Slotkin

Coastal Automotive welcomed US Representative Elissa Slotkin, the Motor and Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) and other automotive manufacturers to its Rochester Hills-based headquarters on October 8. The visit was coordinated as a part of the Supplier...