Kautex Celebrates Black History Month

For the month of February, Kautex has been celebrating Black History Month. Below, we'll share some of the plant celebrations, some educational resources, as well as sharing what we've been posting on our social media channels.

How Have We Been Celebrating Black History Month?

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Board on display in Avilla.

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Board on display in Lavonia.

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Information shared from KMX.

What Have We Been Sharing on Our Social Channels?

Books to Read by Black Authors

The Importance of Eliminating Hair Discrimination

Instead of saying 'African-American,' say Black

Why You Need to Stop Saying 'I Don't See Color'

What a Microaggression is & How You Can Avoid Saying Them

Detroit Hometown Favorite - Aretha Franklin

Muskegon Black-Owned Businesses

Avilla Hometown Favorite - Janet Jackson

Detroit Institute of Arts - The New Black Vanguard

The 1619 Project

The Historical Experience for Black People in the Automotive Industry

We encourage you to celebrate & appreciate Black culture every day!

About Kautex

At Kautex, we are driving the future. As a Tier One automotive supplier with more than 30 plants in 13 countries, Kautex designs, develops and manufactures traditional and hybrid fuel systems, advanced cleaning solutions for assisted and autonomous driving, engine camshafts and plastic industrial packaging solutions. A pioneer in the design and manufacture of automotive plastic fuel systems, Kautex is expanding its portfolio to offer smart products and data-driven services to our customers, including thermoplastic composite and composite-metal hybrid battery systems. From a lightweight battery system to a hybrid fuel system to autonomous drive vehicle cleaning systems, Kautex is committed to pioneering solutions for the era of new mobility.

Our employees are part of a global community committed to solving customer needs, leveraging diverse skillsets, making sustainability a differentiator, embracing the diversity that is part of a global, multi-industry leader and creating an environment where employees can build a dynamic career. Together, we are reimagining the future of mobility.

About Textron Inc.

Textron Inc. is a multi-industry company that leverages its global network of aircraft, defense, industrial and finance businesses to provide customers with innovative solutions and services. Textron is known around the world for its powerful brands such as Bell, Cessna, Beechcraft, Hawker, Jacobsen, Kautex, Lycoming, E-Z-GO, Arctic Cat, and Textron Systems. For more information, visit: www.textron.com

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