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Gentherm Thermal Heated, Cooled Mattress Technology Featured By Xilinmen Furniture Co. At China International Furniture Fair

Gentherm's Climate Control Sleep System™ Introduced in Xilinmen Bedding Product for First Time

NORTHVILLE, Mich. and GUANGZHOU, China, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gentherm Incorporated (NASDAQ-GS: THRM), the global market leader and a developer of innovative thermal management technologies, announced today that Chinese furniture and mattress manufacturer Xilinmen Furniture Co., Ltd. introduced a new bedding product featuring Gentherm's latest line of thermal heated and cooled mattress technology at the 33rd China International Furniture Fair (CIFF 2014) in Guangzhou, China.

The CIFF 2014 show, which runs through March 22, includes a demonstration bed containing Gentherm's Climate Control Sleep System™ (CCSS™) technology, as one of Xilinmen's featured new products under its Sleemon brand.  The demonstration bed is being shown during the 6th design session in Hall C 6.4.

Gentherm's CE compliant CCSS technology allows for programmable cycling throughout the night to continuously set the temperature of the mattress to best suit the occupant(s). 

CIFF 2014, organized by the China Foreign Trade Guangzhou Exhibition General Corporation, is being held at the China Import and Export Fair Pazhou Complex in Guangzhou, China.

About CCSS
The Climate Control Sleep System (CCSS) utilizes a highly-efficient, solid state thermoelectric device to direct warmed or cooled air to a special air distribution layer of the mattress through air ducts connecting the mattress to the foundation.  Two separate temperature zones have their own heat or cool settings for a personalized microclimate sleep environment.  There are five available settings in each of the heat and cool modes as well as an ambient setting.  The bed can be controlled using either the master control unit or one of the two remotes provided for each zone.  A clock and timer are also included in the master control unit to allow for preconditioning of the mattress and cycling in minute or hour increments for up to 8 hours of individualized comfort. 

About Xilinmen Furniture Co., Ltd.
Xilinmen Furniture Co., Ltd., the world-famous mattress manufacturer, is dedicated to promoting healthy sleep and is focused on cooperation and a win-win attitude in its business ventures.  The company originated in 1993 and its brands include Xilinmen, Fancymoon and BBR/Sleemon.  Its products consist of mattresses, soft beds and upholstered bedroom and hotel furniture for high-end hotels.  Xilinmen's annual mattress sales have exceeded one million pieces.  Affirmed by China National Furniture Association, it ranks first both in production volume and sales volume in China.

About Gentherm
Gentherm (NASDAQ-GS:THRM) is a global developer and marketer of innovative thermal management technologies for a broad range of heating and cooling and temperature control applications. Automotive products include actively heated and cooled seat systems and cup holders, heated and ventilated seat systems, thermal storage bins, heated automotive interior systems (including heated seats, steering wheels, armrests and other components), cable systems and other electronic devices.  The Company's advanced technology team is developing more efficient materials for thermoelectric and systems for waste heat recovery and electrical power generation for the automotive market that may have far-reaching applications for consumer products as well as industrial and technology markets.  Gentherm has more than 7,500 employees in facilities in the U.S., Germany, Mexico, China, Canada, Japan, England, Korea, Malta, Hungary and the Ukraine.  For more information, go to www.gentherm.com.

Except for historical information contained herein, statements in this release are forward-looking statements that are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements include statements regarding future activities, new products, customers, markets and technologies, future revenue growth and profitability, and other forward-looking opportunities. Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties which may cause the Company's actual results in future periods to differ materially from forecasted results. Those risks include, but are not limited to, risks associated with failure to develop new sales, products, customers or technologies, new competitors and general adverse conditions in the industries in which the Company operates. Those and other risks are described in the Company's annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2013 and subsequent reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), copies of which are available from the SEC or may be obtained from the Company. Except as required by law, the Company assumes no obligation to update the forward-looking statements, which are made as of the date hereof, even if new information becomes available in the future.

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