Covercraft Industries

Covercraft Industries, Inc. is an automotive after-market manufacturer that was founded in 1965 as a two man shop in Southern California by Bob Lichtmann.

Covercraft Inc. operates its Ciudad Juarez, Mexico plant under the umbrella of The Tecma Group of Companies’ Mexico Shelter Manufacturing Partnership (MSMP).

As its shelter service provider in Mexico, Tecma handles all of the functions for Covercraft, Inc. that are not directly related to its hands-on Mexico manufacturing activities.  Tecma provides in Mexico shelter services that include taking care of Covercraft’s Mexico business in the following areas:

  • Mexico Human Resources
  • Accounting Services
  • Import Export
  • Environmental Compliance
  • Facilities Management
  • Payroll and Benefits Management
  • Vendor Management and Procurement

By performing these functions as a part of the Tecma Mexico Shelter Manufacturing Partnership (MSMP) Covercraft is free to concentrate on the production of its products and their quality, as well as the efficiency of the manufacturing processes that drive the firms’ profitability.

Mexico shelter services provided by the Tecma Group of Companies also  greatly reduce and mitigates Covercraft’s risks in the areas of Mexican accounting, Customs and employer responsibility. In essence, under Tecma’s Mexico Shelter Manufacturing Partnership (MSMP) companies like Covercraft and others of similar, and different sizes, can gain and maintain a competitive advantage in their respective industries by lowering their costs in nearshore Mexico, as well as by leaving the performance of their non-value-added and non-strategic functions to the care of Tecma’s trusted team of Mexico manufacturing support professionals.

To learn more about how your company can gain and maintain similar advantage for itself in the market in which it competes, as well as position itself to effectively access North American and global customers, call 915-534-4242 to speak to one of Tecma’s trusted Mexico shelter manufacturing professionals.

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Automotive After-Market
Pauls Valley, Minnesota
Covercraft was started as a small operation in Southern California.
Today it makes is headquarters in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma. Covercraft’s product line has expanded greatly over the years and now includes: seat protectors, front-end masks (bras), dash covers, floor mats, tailgate nets, tire
covers, window heat shields, canine travel items and other specialty protection and storage products.

Covercraft Industries, Inc. is an automotive after-market manufacturer that was founded in 1965 as a two man shop in Southern California by Bob Lichtmann.

Howard Grider Howard Grider CFO of Covercraft Inc.


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