Woory Industrial Co., Ltd. has announced plans to build a new manufacturing facility in Dublin, Georgia. The automotive parts manufacturer will invest $18 million into the project and create over 130 new jobs for the area. This facility will be Woory’s first plant in the U.S. and is expected to be operational in November 2023. According to the company, the plant will produce electrical heaters, control units, and actuators for electric vehicle and internal combustion carmakers.
In a recent quote, Jungwoo Kim, CEO of Woory Industrial Company, said, “Currently, we are facing a revolution in the automobile industry for the first time in 100 years. The transition to electric vehicles is the future, and the U.S. EV market is the key market among all automotive markets. Over the past 10 years, Woory has successfully grown into a specialized EV component company through continuous innovation. Georgia will be a good opportunity for Woory to take another step forward as part of the vanguard of EV development. We are confident that our experience and technology will contribute to the prosperity of the community, and we sincerely appreciate the partnership of the State of Georgia and the City of Dublin.”
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