Where We Are
Gentex is located near the beautiful shores of Lake Michigan, yet we're only 30 minutes away from the metropolitan Grand Rapids area. Whether you're a golfer, hiker, theatre-buff, concert-goer, boater, skier, snowboarder or simply a nature lover, West Michigan truly has everything to offer. We have great school systems and medical facilities that rival the best in the nation. Put that all together with a community where the economy is growing, and it all adds up to a great place to live, work and raise a family.
As a global company, we also have sales and engineering offices to service our customers in Germany, Japan, Korea, Sweden, and China.
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At the mouth of Yangtze River, Gentex China is located in the Songijang Industrial Zone just outside of downtown Shanghai. This growing office engages in light manufacturing, warehousing and distribution services for China’s large curtain of domestic, joint-venture and foreign automakers. The China team also stays busy by coordinating local sales, marketing, engineering, administration, human resources, financing, purchasing, and quality activities. A highly professional work environment is maintained in this results-oriented office known for its international teamwork, growth and expanding global footprint.
Outside of the Songjiang Industrial Zone, the rapidly developing district of Songjiang has entertainment, education, and living options all within minutes. In Songjiang University Town, there are seven universities and over 7,000 students and teachers residing there, keeping the community engaged and constantly growing. Nearby, local restaurants serve different styles of food from all over China, and public transportation is readily available to travel easily into the city. As one of the largest and most popular housing areas in Shanghai, many different styles of homes and apartments are available to fit any lifestyle.
Gentex United Kingdom
On the eastern side of Coventry, the Gentex UK office is located within the Binley Business Park, just four miles from the city’s center. Dating all the way back to the 11th century, Coventry has now grown into a major center for British auto manufacturing activity. Gentex UK works hard to provide program engineering, quality support, and sales activities to all the United Kingdom customers, including JLR, Bentley, Honda, Nissan, and Toyota. The office also provides administrative support for the Sweden office. The office focuses on proactive communication with customers in order to foster valued relationships, and offers high levels of responsibility and independence.
Nearby the office, the Coventry area offers international cuisine, shopping centers, and a large indoor market. For entertainment and relaxation, parks, cathedrals, art galleries, museums, and historic sights such as Kenilworth and Warwick Castles, are all within minutes. Travel is made easy with the bus system, taxis, and the train network, keeping cities like London, Manchester, and Liverpool all within an hour. Living arrangements in this area can suit any need, and range from apartments to terraced houses, or semi-detached and detached houses.
Gentex Sweden is located in the heart of Gothenburg, the largest seaport in the Nordic countries. Within the Lindholmen Science Park, a center for research and development in technology, modern media, and vehicle-transportation systems, our office reflects our status as a technology pioneer. The Sweden team works closely with Volvo Cars and Saab, coordinating day-to-day activities, long-term strategies, sales and customer relationships.
For its residents, Gothenburg features museums, theatres, parks and national reserves for a variety of leisure activities. Entertainment options continue with an array of music, concerts, and sporting events available in the evenings and weekends. For meals, local dining in Gothenburg offers an abundance of fresh seafood and international cuisine options. Public transportation can easily take you around the city and into rural areas while trams, taxis, buses, and fairies support travel to surrounding countries such as Denmark and Norway. Variety continues with housing options ranging from houses to apartments, to farms to flats. This growing, energetic city has it all.
In the port city of Nagoya, the Gentex Japan headquarters connects with domestic auto manufacturers to provide engineering, quality and sales support. In addition, three more satellite locations – Tokyo, Utsunomiya, and Kyusyu – are located throughout Japan in order to provide the highest quality of customer service possible. These regional work environments embody a professional attitude, hard work ethic, and commitment to a corporate culture that thrives on mutual trust and success. Each location takes pride in Gentex’s strong technology presence in the industry, and shares that passion with manufacturers such as Toyota, Honda, Nissan, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Daihatsu and Subaru.
Life outside the offices in Japan is filled with endless opportunities for all ages, interests, and hobbies. Shopping, international cuisine, fitness facilities, theaters, museums, parks, and sightseeing are available within minutes, including Nagoya Castle and Atsuta Shrine. It’s easy to navigate this area with convenient, public transportation including the subway, bullet trains and buses, allowing you to travel efficiently at a low cost. Housing in this unique area comes in a wide variety of homes and apartments.
Gentex Korea is located on the large island of Yeouido, located in Seoul’s main business and investment banking district. This office works closely with local customers, including Hyundai-Kia Motors, GM Korea, Renault Samsung, and SsangYong Motors, to offer high-quality, innovative products while building genuine, working relationships. Our sales and quality assurance teams work together as a family would, and they take pride in their independence and responsibilities together.
The surrounding area outside the office is home to world-famous attractions including palaces, temples, galleries, museums, dining, and shopping, just to name a few. Yeouido is known as the “island of parks,” and features Yeouido Park and Hangang River Park, perfect for walks after lunch. When living in this area, housing of all kinds is available and the subway is the convenient “go-to” transportation for everyone.
Erlenbach, Germany, is home to our European headquarters, which serves the domestic German automakers. Work in this versatile office includes sales, marketing, technical customer support, logistics, costing, quality, and warehousing. Maintaining close relationships with domestic manufacturers Mercedes, BMW, and the Volkswagen group, among others, is critical to our business growth and the ability to tailor high-quality products to the German market.
Erlenbach, founded in the year 500, offers a life rich in history and character. Music, events, sports clubs, and festivals frequent the community marketplace, including the Annual Erlenbach Wine Festival. For sightseeing, two Catholic parishes, both built in the late 1700s, are within walking distance, as is the famous castle of Weinsberg. Nearby Heilbronn offers a variety of shopping, theater, music, historic sites, churches, museums, and sporting events. The abundant nightlife here features restaurants, lounges, and clubs, in addition to international cuisine with choices for every taste. In addition, a dozen colleges and universities are located nearby, and traveling within the area is simple via the train and bus systems. Housing options are available for any lifestyle and range from apartments and condominiums to single-family homes, duplexes, and rental properties.