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Nippon Light Metal Georgia (NLMGA) recently announced plans to build a new manufacturing facility in Adairsville, Georgia. The $50 million project is expected to create 110 jobs.
“This facility is the beginning of our dream to manufacture aluminum-forged suspension parts in the U.S.,” said Katsu Nakajima, president of NLMGA. “We are excited to locate in the Adairsville community.”
As the demand for environmentally friendly products and lighter-weight vehicles grows worldwide, NLMGA plans to manufacture aluminum products for automobiles at the plant in Adairsville.
In building the new facility, NLMGA will strive to achieve further growth and expand its business in the automotive sector. The company broke ground on the new facility on Nov. 20.
“This announcement is exciting news for Adairsville and the state of Georgia,” said Gov. Brian P. Kemp. “NLMGA is manufacturing the innovative products that will fuel the future of the automotive industry, and we are grateful that they chose to invest in our state.”
A joint venture company of Nippon Light Metal North America and ITOCHU Metals Corp., Nippon Light Metal Georgia specializes in aluminum products for the automotive industry.
For more information, visit www.nikkeikin.com.