KB Autosys to open up new facility in Meriwether County GA


KB Autosys is investing $38 million to open up its to start with U.S. production facility in Meriwether County. The organization will develop 180 careers as a final result.

Marie Hodge Gordon, Ga Department of Financial Development

A brake pad supplier is opening a multimillion greenback facility in the vicinity of Columbus.

KB Autosys is investing $38 million to open its initial U.S. producing facility in Meriwether County, in accordance to a news release from Ga Gov. Brian Kemp’s office environment. The organization will make 180 jobs as a result.

The facility will serve product or service demand from several of the region’s automotive prospects, together with GM, Hyundai and Kia.

“In our look for for a U.S. spot, we frequented several communities across the Southeast and met many excellent individuals. We realized a large amount about each and every group and primarily appreciated the southern hospitality that welcomed us,” KB Autosys The us Vice President Richard Kaatz reported in the information release. “In the conclusion, we consider Meriwether County is the most effective in good shape for KB Autosys.”

The 108,000-sq.-foot facility will be at 6656 Lone Oak Road. The enterprise will seek the services of directors, top quality and logistics specialists, and device operators.

People intrigued in vocation possibilities with KB Autosys are inspired to visit kbautosys.com for a lot more information.

“We hope to be a very good and upstanding member of the organization group in Meriwether County,” Kaatz reported.

KB Autosys specializes in manufacturing brake pads and linings for vehicles. The firm was proven in 1985 and is based in South Korea.

Hyundai TRANSYS, in December, declared plans for a new manufacturing unit in West Place, all around 36 miles from KB Autosys’ future facility.

Hyundai TRANSYS operates a facility in West Level, as does Kia Motors.

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