Lear Corporation is among the world's largest suppliers of interior systems and components for the automotive industry. The company produces seat systems, electronic products and distribution equipment. Its products are designed, engineered and manufactured by a diverse team of more than 115,000 employees in nearly 35 countries. Lear Corporation supplies tubular, welded and stamped assemblies for various applications. The company also provides components for instrument panels, doors, overhead modules, flooring and acoustics. It is a public company traded on the New York Stock Exchange Lear Corporation was founded in 1917 and is headquartered in Southfield, Mich., with a location in Hammond, Ind.