⏰ The Gist: Governor Brian Kemp announced today that Hyundai Industrial Co., Ltd. will invest more than $24 million and create 100 new jobs in a manufacturing facility near Newnan in Coweta County.
🤔 Why It Matters: The move signifies a growing network of auto parts suppliers in Georgia, particularly in areas outside of major cities, and adds to the state’s burgeoning automotive industry.
❓ What’s Happening:
- Hyundai Industrial specializes in manufacturing car seats, arm rests, and head rests.
- The company has purchased an existing building at 83 Amlajack Way, which will be retrofitted for production.
🔍 Between the Lines:
- The new jobs will focus on manufacturing production roles.
- Hyundai Industrial is part of the e-mobility transition in Georgia, according to Team Leader Mr. Woosuck Kim.
🏃 Catch Up Quick:
- This development follows last year’s Hyundai Metaplant announcement, which has already committed to bringing over 5,300 jobs to Georgia.
- Job postings will appear on Indeed or www.workingUS.com when open.
🖼️ The Big Picture:
Georgia continues to attract automotive industry investments, with more than $25.1 billion invested and 29,000 jobs created since 2020. In fiscal year 2023 alone, job creation in this sector increased by 324 percent compared to fiscal year 2021.