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Yanfeng Automotive Interiors Certified as one of the Top Employers in the United States for 2018

Novi, Michigan, USA –

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI) has been awarded the Top Employers United States of America 2018 Certification. The annual, international research undertaken by the Top Employers Institute recognizes leading employers around the world that provide excellent employee conditions, nurture and develop talent throughout all levels of the organization, and which strive to continuously optimize employment practices.

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors received this certification for its locations in the United States, which includes 17 plants, two tech centers in Michigan, and an innovation center in California.

“We are honored to be certified as a Top Employer,” said Laurie Bylsma, Executive Director, Human Resources, North America for Yanfeng Automotive Interiors. “This award underscores our commitment to our employees and to providing a desirable workplace in the US that is focused on employee engagement and development.”

“From our research, we have seen how the organizations certified as one of the Top Employers United States of America 2018 put the development of their people first and are continuously working to optimize their HR and people development practices,” David Plink, CEO of Top Employers Institute said. “Yanfeng Automotive Interiors forms part of this select group of employers. Now that they have received the Top Employers United States of America 2018 certification, they can rightfully consider themselves at the top of an exclusive group of the world’s best employers. An achievement they can truly be proud of.”

Crucial to the Top Employers Certification is the completion of a stringent research process, and meeting the required standard in order to achieve Certification. To further reinforce the validity of the process, all answers were independently audited. 

The Top Employers Institute assessed YFAI’s employee offerings on the following criteria: talent strategy, workforce planning, onboarding, learning and development, performance management, leadership development, career and succession management, compensation and benefits as well as culture.

In addition to being recognized in the United States, the company also received certification as a Top Employer in China, Germany and Slovakia. Top Employers Institute in Shanghai honored the Yanfeng Automotive Interiors locations in China the past two years.

About Yanfeng Automotive Interiors:
Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI) is the global leader in automotive interiors. YFAI is redefining how people relax, work and play in their vehicle interiors today and decades from now. Headquartered in Shanghai, the company has approximately 110 manufacturing plants and technical centers in 20 countries and more than 33,000 employees globally. They design, develop and manufacture interior components for all automakers. Established in 2015, Yanfeng Automotive Interiors is a joint venture between Yanfeng, one of the largest automotive suppliers in China and Adient, the global leader in automotive seating. For more information, please visit

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