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Feb 13, 2018
Cooper Standard's Kampe Honored Among Crain's Detroit Business' Notable Women in Manufacturing

NOVI, Mich., Feb. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognized for her manufacturing expertise, Cooper Standard's (NYSE: CPS) Susan Kampe, CIO and vice president of information technology (IT), was named among Crain's Detroit Business' Notable Women in Manufacturing for her transformation of the Company's IT function. As part of her recognition, Kampe was profiled in the February 12 issue of Crain's Detroit Business among other females in the manufacturing industry who are considered leaders in their workplaces and in the community.

"We are proud of Sue for this well-earned recognition," said Jeffrey Edwards, chairman and CEO, Cooper Standard. "As a member of our Global Leadership Team, Sue has a seat at the table and is actively involved in all aspects of our business. She brings enthusiasm to her critical role in our company and sets an excellent example for all employees on how to fully engage in a manufacturing business." 

Since joining Cooper Standard in November 2015, Kampe has led a global team that has concentrated on installing IT systems dedicated to providing in-depth manufacturing data analytics. Once gathered, Kampe and her team manage the data and analysis as business assets to assist in fueling innovation and continuous improvement for the Company. Also, as part of the Company's Global Leadership Team, Kampe works to ensure IT assets are fully integrated into Cooper Standard's Operating System.

In addition to her leadership role within Cooper Standard, Kampe is active in the Company's community involvement activities including Mitch Albom'sWorking Homes / Working Families initiative that provides refurbished homes to deserving homeless families in Detroit.

About Cooper Standard
Cooper Standard, headquartered in Novi, Mich., is a leading global supplier of systems and components for the automotive industry. Products include rubber and plastic sealing, fuel and brake lines, fluid transfer hoses and anti-vibration systems. Cooper Standard employs approximately 32,000 people globally and operates in 20 countries around the world. For more information, please visit


Contact:Sharon S. Wenzl
Cooper Standard 
(248) 596-6211

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