If you drive a Toyota, Honda, Mazda, Subaru, Lexus, Acura or Infiniti then you have our product in your vehicle. Founded in 1986 as a partnership between Nihon Tokushu Toryo Co. Ltd., (Nittoku) and Autoneum Holding AG, UGN, Inc., is the preferred producer of high-quality acoustic, interior trim, and thermal management products, and a recognized leader in customer satisfaction for the Japanese transplant automotive industry in North America. UGN, with almost $500 million in revenue, has six locations in the United States—Novi, Michigan; Jackson, Tennessee; Monroe, Ohio; Somerset, Kentucky; Tinley Park, Illinois; and Valparaiso, Indiana; as well as a location in Silao, Guanajuato, Mexico—specializing in manufacturing, research, development, testing, and service support.
Tinley Park, IL; Valparaiso, IN; Monroe, OH; Somerset, KY; Jackson, TN; Silao, Mexico

Sound Solutions for the automotive industry

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Sound Leadership through Exceptional People


The UGN Way:

  • Trust 
  • Respect
  • Communication

Click HERE to see a video about the UGN Way.

Diversity & Inclusion

  • UGN provides continual improvement training to all team members
  • A high percentage of our leadership roles are filled internally
  • UGN provides new mothers with an "Ease Back Into Work" program


  • 401k match - 50% for every dollar (up to 6%)
  • Yearly profit sharing applied to 401k
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Vacation (PTO) Days
  • Advancement opportunities 
  • Employee Assistance Programs


Company culture is the DNA of an organization. It motivates and guides us to accomplish our mission and vision in a manner that treats our customers and fellow Team Members with the highest regard for their success and well-being. We call this The UGN Way. It is based on building and demonstrating respect and trust while communicating effectively in everything we do.

Opportunities at UGN