Georgia and Ohio are the latest states to benefit from a boom in the auto industry, as they will see the addition of more than 100 jobs between them in automotive parts manufacturing.
Seohan Auto USA Corporation, a Korean company with production means in Auburn, Georgia, plans to expand its capabilities with a second facility, planning to create 50 jobs and invest millions of dollars into the economy, according to WTVM.
The parts manufacturer creates and delivers front axles and rear carrier parts to multiple car manufacturers, including Hyundai and Kia. This new expansion will focus on machining metal components, helping them to better service its new manufacturing customer Mitsubishi.
Another 59 jobs will be created in central Ohio thanks to a planned expansion by automotive parts supplier xperion E&E USA, according to the Columbus Dispatch. The subsidiary company of German manufacturer Avanco plans to introduce the jobs in the town of Heath, developing and manufacturing cylinders that can hold natural gas. The cylinders will be used in automotive, bulk transport and storage applications.