Automotive supplier to build $30 million manufacturing facility in Georgia

Feb. 9, 2024
The new plant will produce automotive climate control systems for traditional and electric vehicles.

Doowon Climate Control America, Inc. has announced plans to build a new manufacturing facility in Metter, Georgia. The auto parts manufacturer, which acts as a supplier for Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia and Hyundai Motor Group, will invest $30 million into the project, generating 200 new jobs in the process. The company plans to hire injection molding technicians; assembly operators; quality, materials, and production specialists; engineers; and management. The new plant will produce automotive climate control systems for traditional and electric vehicles. Operations at the new facility are expected to begin in 2026. 

In a recent quote, Ki Chun Sung, CEO of Doowon Climate Control America, Inc., said, “Doowon Climate Control America, Inc. is making significant investments to establish itself as Doowon Group’s inaugural automotive air conditioning system production facility in the United States. The company is optimistic that its technological expertise and industry experience will play a vital role in the growth of the local community. Our sincere appreciation extends to the State of Georgia and Candler County for their steadfast support throughout the process, and we look forward to ongoing support and collaboration.”



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About the Author

Alexis Gajewski | Senior Content Strategist

Alexis Gajewski has over 15 years of experience in the maintenance, reliability, operations, and manufacturing space. She joined Plant Services in 2008 and works to bring readers the news, insight, and information they need to make the right decisions for their plants. Alexis also authors “The Lighter Side of Manufacturing,” a blog that highlights the fun and innovative advances in the industrial sector. 

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