TriMas Corporation announced today that it is closing its Huntsville Ontario plant, which manufactures trailer hitches and related accessories for the automobile and light-duty truck aftermarket. The plant has 163 employees and utilizes approximately 56,000 square feet in the production of aftermarket trailer hitch products distributed under the Cequent brand names. “We regret having to close our Huntsville facility because of the long-standing and excellent relationship we have had with our employees and the Huntsville community,” said Edward L. Schwartz, Cequent Group President. The Huntsville plant operations will be phased out by December 2007. Headquartered in Bloomfield Hills, Mich., TriMas Corporation is a diversified growth company of high-end, specialty niche businesses manufacturing a variety of products for commercial, industrial and consumer markets worldwide.