Auto Supplier Breaks Ground on New Plant

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By Alabama News Network

The U.S. subsidiary of a South Korean company has broken ground for a plant will employ about 400 people in Montgomery.

 

Executives from DAS North America and elected leaders were on hand for a ceremony held Thursday at the Montgomery Industrial Park.

 

The company makes seats for Kia and Hyundai vehicles. It's building a 300,000-square-foot plant in the capital city.

 

The company already employs about 100 people at a temporary site, and 300 new jobs will be added.

 

The $37 million project is supposed to be complete next year.

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