Hella, Inc., the North American aftermarket subsidiary of automotive & heavy-duty lighting, electrics, electronics, and thermal management supplier, Hella, officially opened a new 42,000 square foot warehouse extension on April 3, 2007. Carl Brown, President of Hella, Inc., and Martin Herbst, CEO of Aftermarket & Special OE for Hella KGaA, unveiled a plaque dedicating the new addition to the growth of the Hella brand in the NAFTA region. Mr. Brown commented, “Today’s opening of this warehouse extension is another tangible step in our plan to expand Hella activities in the U.S. and Canada by offering new product programs and enhanced customer service levels.” The festivities also included the introduction of Behr Hella Service, a successful European joint venture that will now offer engine cooling and air conditioning (defined as thermal management) products to the U.S. and Canadian Aftermarket. Hella, Inc., located in suburban Atlanta, GA, is the North American aftermarket sales and distribution headquarters for Hella KGaA Hueck & Co. Hella, Inc. provides aftermarket and special OE support to automotive, marine, and heavy-duty accounts in the U.S., Canada, and the Caribbean. Its subsidiary, Hella, Inc. – Canada, serves the Canadian market with offices and warehouse in Mississauga, ON.