Our Purpose

We are creating a culture of service. We empower others to grow, rise and give back - accelerating positive change in the world. 

 

Serve Others  •  Enrich Lives  •  Rise Together  •  Give Back

 

About Us

In 2012, Detroit Manufacturing Systems brought a new large-scale manufacturing facility to the city for the first time in decades and is helping to revitalize the city and the state of Michigan through significant job creation.

 

Our 1,200 salaried and hourly team members use state-of-the-art technology to manufacture and assemble injection-molded components such as cockpits for global brands with an unparalleled commitment to quality and efficiency.

 

Last year, our team members built more than 1 million parts. 

In October 2017, we opened a new facility in Toledo, Ohio, and created 200 jobs.

 

By achieving best-in-class performance and profitability, DMS contributes to the health and sustainability of its team members, partners, suppliers and the community -- and we’re working to create opportunity and prosperity for future generations.

 

 

 

It’s about vision, responsibility and the general welfare

of our people at DMS.

Our work is geared to be high quality and sustainable

for the next 150 years.

Our diverse and talented team of component manufacturing experts

is dedicated to quality and innovation, and committed to community

revitalization in Detroit and Toledo.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We focus on our people

in our diverse workplace and collaborative culture.

We live by our core values

in the pursuit of excellence in all we do,

developing great people, building superior products, and creating a legacy

for future generations.

Our Products

 

 

We use state-of-the-art technology to manufacture and assemble

injection molded interior trim components for global brands

with an unparalleled commitment to quality and efficiency.

Our Services
 
Large Scale Value Add Assembly Supplier - "Build to Print"
  • Full module assembly

  • Sub-assembly of components (Robotic and Mechanical)

  • Traceability

  • In-line sequencing to allow Just-In-Time (JIT) delivery

  • Create full assembly lines, sub-assembly stations, independent work cells

  • Error proofing

  • Launch, prototype, and pre-production parts

Supply Chain & Logistics Management

​Global Sourcing & supplier quality management with:

  • Root cause analysis

  • Containment

Inventory & Warehousing
  • Raw materials purchasing

  • Tool sourcing

  • Gage sourcing

Vertical Integration

​Large scale injection molding capabilities with over 30 presses capable of over 2,000 tons.

  • Welding

    • Ultrasonic

    • Vibration

Engineering Change Management
  • Direct Interface with OE engineering team

  • Design input

  • Running/use & exhaust changes

Other Services
  • Program Management

    • DMS supplies eleven OE manufacturing plants​

  • Launch management

  • Quality system management

IATF 16949

ISO 14001

PAST PRODUCT PORTFOLIO

  • Interior Trim

    • Cockpit Assemblies

    • IP Assemblies

    • Door Trim

    • Center Console

    • Hard Trim

    • Rear Shelf

    • Cargo Management Systems

    • Various Soft Trim

  • Other

    • Underhood Components

    • Underbody Components

    • Trunk Trim

AVAILABLE TECHNOLOGY

  • Full Module Assembly

  • Mechanical & Robotic​ Sub-Assembly Cell

  • Ultrasonic Welding

  • Vibration Welding

  • Injection Molding

    • More than 30 presses (180T to 2,000T)

  • In-Line Vehicle Sequencing

  • Nine Assembly Lines

TARGETED

  • Thermoforming

    • Water Jet, Trim Press, Router & Sub-Assembly as secondary operations

  • Compression Molding

  • Vacuum Forming

  • Decorative Components

 

We do good work so that we can do good works.
 
DMS Injection Molding
DMS Production Line
DMS Plant Floor
482,000 square feet
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Quality Policy

 

 

Detroit Manufacturing Systems (DMS) is a customer-focused automotive manufacturing, assembly and sequencing company that is committed to and is constantly striving for manufacturing excellence and perfect quality through meticulous mistake proofing and a culture of continuous improvement.

We continuously challenge ourselves to measure and improve our quality objectives. 
We apply the DMS GIFTED and RICH fundamental beliefs, management principles and core values to guide us in proactively and transparently engaging with our customers and suppliers. 
We are committed to and manage by fact with impeccable ethics, honesty and integrity.  Our people are our foundation and drive our business through innovation, excellence and humility.
We meet and exceed all stakeholder expectations through the continuous development of both our people and our systems.

Our guarantee:  We will make it right... or we will make it right.

 

 

Environmental Policy

 

Detroit Manufacturing Systems is committed to protecting the local and global environment and minimizing the   environmental impacts concerning our activities, products and services, we shall:

• Comply with applicable legal requirements to which the Company subscribes which is related to its environmental aspects.
• To consider environmental issues in all business strategies and initiatives.
• Detroit Manufacturing Systems Senior Management are committed to ensure that protection of the environment is firmly embedded in both the Company’s and all employees culture and will endeavor to influence its suppliers and customers in a similar strategic environmental manner.
• Prevent pollution, reduce waste and minimize resource consumption.
• Consider the wider global impact of all our activities including those of our suppliers, customers and stakeholders.
• Educate, train and motivate employees to become environmentally responsible and ensure continuous development strategies key to our business goals.
• Encourage environmental protection from our suppliers and contractors.
• Give consideration to life cycle impacts to our suppliers, customers and third parties based on their aspects and activities.

Detroit Manufacturing Systems is committed to the continual improvement of its environmental performance. This policy will be communicated to employees, contractors and suppliers.

This policy will also be available to the public by request through selected media.

 

Privacy Notice

 

This privacy notice discloses the privacy practices for DMSNA.com.

Information Collection, Use and Sharing 


We are the sole owners of the information collected on this website. We only have access to or collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you when you visit our website. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.

We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization.

Your Access to and Control Over Information 


You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address or phone number given on our website:

  • See what data we have about you, if any.

  • Change/correct any data we have about you.

  • Have us delete any data we have about you.

  • Express any concern you have about our use of your data.

Security 


We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.

Wherever we collect sensitive information, that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a lock icon in the address bar and looking for "https" at the beginning of the address of the Web page.

While we protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers used to store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.

Supplier Submissions

If you are interested in becoming a DMS supplier, you must first complete the online profile form and review the supplier manual provided on our website. You are required to give certain information (such as name and email address, your core business and equipment list). This information is used to contact you about the subject matter in which you have expressed interest, and will be used for no other purpose.

If you have questions about this privacy notice, you should contact us immediately via telephone at 313-243-0700. Thank you.

 
DMS Detroit

12701 Southfield Road

Detroit, Michigan 48223

Visitor Entrance
Building A1
On Artesian Street
Two blocks south of 
Schoolcraft Avenue

 

 

DMS Toledo

3400 Jeep Parkway

Toledo, Ohio 43657

Let's Connect 

Tel: +1 313.243.0700

 

 

 

 

 

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DMS Plant Floor

482,000 square feet