Automotive Firm To Add 1,000 Jobs In Anderson County

Saturday, July 26, 2014

 SL Tennessee, LLC officials said the company will invest $80.5 million and create 1,000 new jobs in Anderson County.

“Today’s announcement is yet another example of Tennesseans benefiting from the auto jobs multiplier effect,” said Senator Bob Corker. “I am excited for the 1,000 families in Anderson County who will benefit from these new jobs, and I congratulate SL and Governor Haslam for strengthening an already successful partnership.”

The company will construct a new 250,000 square foot building to join its two existing facilities in the Clinton/I-75 Industrial Park, a Select Tennessee Certified Site. The South Korean automotive parts manufacturer will invest $80.5 millio. Located in Clinton since 2001, this will be the company’s fifth expansion.

“I want to congratulate SL Tennessee on its latest expansion and thank the company for the 1,000 new jobs created in Clinton,”Governor Bill Haslam said. “SL Tennessee has been an outstanding corporate citizen in Anderson County for nearly 15 years, and we are grateful to the company for bringing us one step closer to our goal of making Tennessee the No. 1 location in the Southeast for high quality jobs.”

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