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Sustaining Our People

Sustaining Our People

We believe that work empowers people to grow: intellectually, physically, emotionally and socially. As people satisfy their need to grow, the organization where they work grows too. And the more an organization provides meaningful work, the more people will grow....

Introducing the Sustainability Report

Introducing the Sustainability Report

As members of our communities, nation, and planet, we accept our responsibility to protect the places we do business and to enhance the lives of all the people who partner with our company. To help us continue to improve and hold ourselves accountable to our...

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,...