The Lear Corporation is a Fortune 500 company with world-class products designed, engineered and manufactured by a diverse team of talented employees. As a leading supplier of automotive seating and electrical, Lear serves its customers with global capabilities while maintaining individual commitment. With headquarters in Southfield, Michigan, Lear maintains 235 locations in 35 countries around the globe and employs approximately 135,000 employees.
Lear is traded under the symbol [LEA] on the New York Stock Exchange. Lear was founded in 1917 in Detroit, Michigan as American Metal Products, a manufacturer of tubular, welded and stamped assemblies for the automotive and aircraft industries. Since then, we have grown to meet the changing needs of the industry with 18 major acquisitions since Lear went public in 1994. Today, we provide complete seating and electrical systems worldwide. With 2014 sales of $17.7 billion, Lear ranks #174 among the Fortune 500. Our world-class products are designed, engineered and manufactured by a diverse team of 135,000 employees in 235 locations. With headquarters located in Southfield, Michigan, Lear continues to operate facilities in 35 countries around the globe. Lear is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol [LEA].
Our success is a result of a strong commitment to provide the best possible service to the world's automakers by understanding our customers as well as the automotive consumer.