Local company opens new production plant in China

By Anne Matteucci - Special to the Freeman

June 5, 2015

PEWAUKEE TLX Technologies, LLC is opening a wholly-owned subsidiary in the Changshu Economic and Technology Development Zone in Changshu, China.

The newly opened facility will manufacture and service automotive and industrial markets in China and the surrounding region.

Headquartered in the City of Pewaukee, TLX Technologies designs and develops custom electromagnetic actuators and valves.

TLX Technologies was founded in 1996 to market several patented, high-speed digital valves for controlling the force of a vehicle air bag inflation event during a crash. It is now producing custom solenoid and valve components for the automotive, transportation, industrial, medical and fire protection markets.

TLX Technologies President Neil Karolek, along with Director of Business Development Susa Siy, leave for China today to attend The 6th Global Automotive Forum. The two-day event takes place Tuesday through Wednesday  in Chongqing, China.

According to the official GA Forum website, the forum is an annual platform for discussing the challenges facing the automotive sector worldwide. It provides updates on relevant technological, economic, societal and trade developments impacting the industry.