Expansion Will Create 800 New Jobs in Giles County
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty announced currently that Magneti Marelli will enhance a Pulaski outfit, a $53.7 million investment that will emanate 800 new jobs.
Magneti Marelli is a tip tellurian automotive systems and components supplier, and a new automotive lighting operation will be housed inside a company’s existent Pulaski facility.
“Congratulations to Magneti Marelli on this announcement,” Haslam said. “Our Jobs4TN mercantile enlargement plan includes clever importance on several attention clusters, such as a automotive industry, in that a state binds a graphic rival advantage and on expanding existent Tennessee businesses. The further of this lighting operation to a Pulaski site is acquire news to Giles County and a state.”
“This is good news for Pulaski, and we am beholden to a association for their continued certainty in a state,” Hagerty said. “This proclamation is a covenant to a well-developed workforce in Pulaski and a surrounding areas, and a origination of these new jobs will have a vast impact on a residents of this area. With a strongest change piece in a United States, Tennessee stands out to tellurian companies like Magneti Marelli who commence a worldwide examination in last where to locate and enhance their operation.”
Along with prolongation sites in Juarez and Tepotzotlan, Mexico, a Pulaski operation rounds out a company’s lighting division. Magneti Marelli’s lighting multiplication is one of a universe leaders in a automotive lighting sector, carrying granted about 20 million headlamps and about 22 million rearlamps to tellurian carmakers in 2011.
“What a good day for a adults of Giles County,” Janet Vanzant, county executive, said. “Today’s good news means jobs, and that is always good. Magneti Marelli has been a good corporate citizen for several years, and we all acquire this expansion. we wish to appreciate a State of Tennessee, a internal mercantile enlargement bureau and all a other partners that contributed to a success of this project.”
“What a smashing day in Pulaski,” Mayor Pat Ford said. “Magneti Marelli’s proclamation currently has to be a biggest mercantile enlargement plan in a story of Pulaski and a jobs that will be combined are sorely needed. we wish to appreciate Governor Haslam, Commissioner Hagerty and his staff for assisting us with this project. Magneti Marelli is already is a valued member of a industrial family and we know a lighting multiplication will be successful in a community.”
“Today’s proclamation is good news for Giles County, though this plan is going to have a really certain impact via all of southern center Tennessee,” Dan Speer, executive director, Pulaski-Giles County Economic Development Council, said. “A good understanding of tough work and team-work went in to this project, and we too would like to appreciate Gov. Haslam, Commissioner Hagerty, along with a whole ECD staff, TVA and a internal Workforce Development Board. Many people contributed to a success of this project, and we quite would like to appreciate plant manager Kim Ketchum and her government group for their useful contributions.”
“TVA congratulates Magneti Marelli on their preference to locate a new automotive lighting prolongation operation that expands a existent site in Pulaski,” pronounced John Bradley, TVA comparison clamp boss of mercantile development. “We are absolved to work with Magneti Marelli and mercantile enlargement partners, including a State of Tennessee, PES Energize, City of Pulaski/Giles County leaders, to promote jobs growth.”
Magneti Marelli has 83 prolongation units, 11 investigate and enlargement centers and 26 focus centers in 18 countries. Magneti Marelli’s 34,000 employees work on electronic systems; lighting; powertrain; cessation systems and startle absorbers; empty systems; cosmetic components and modules; and motorsport and aftermarket tools and services.
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