May 19, 2022/PRNewswire/Southfield, Mich.— As a global leader in automotive seating and electronic systems, Lear Corporation (NYSE: LEA) announced today that it has acquired Thagora Technology SRL, a privately held business situated in Iasi, Romania, that is focused on hardware and software for material use.
Thagora’s unique technologies will complement Lear’s sustainable manufacturing methods by minimizing scrap and lowering energy consumption throughout production. Thagora’s Industry 4.0 technology also improves industrial operations through engineering and logistics, such as better material traceability and better usage of facility footprints.
Lear Executive Vice President and President of Seating, “Thagorea offers Lear access to scalable, smart-manufacturing solutions that will be a great complement to our business,” said Frank Orsini. “We’re happy to have them as part of the Lear team.” Together, we have the same professional commitment to safety, quality, innovation, and support for the communities where we live and work.
As owner Mihai Mitrica put it, “This deal presents Thagora with a unique chance to maintain the strong connections we have created with our current automotive and non-automotive customers while extending our geographic reach to acquire new business from OEMs around the world.” For us, joining the Lear family and delivering new product innovations that utilize our consumer-centric mentality is an exciting opportunity.