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Toyota Industries Compressor Parts America announces Jackson County, Georgia expansion, 27 new jobs

Christian Fernsby |
Toyota Industries Compressor Parts America (TICA) will expand its Pendergrass, Georgia, production facility to meet growing demand for its onboard power electronics.

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Topics: GEORGIA   

The company will invest $5.5 million in the project and create at least 27 new jobs in Jackson County over the next 18 months.

Toyota Industries Compressor Parts America’s Pendergrass facility currently manufactures air-conditioning compressors for automotive applications. The announced expansion will allow a production line of DC-AC inverters and add 15,000 square feet to the plant. This investment is part of the company’s preparations to supply more parts and products to its onboard power electronics market.

Toyota Industries Compressor Parts works in concert with the adjacent TD Automotive Compressor Georgia facility, which assembles the parts manufactured at the TICA plant. The combined facilities encompass over 1 million square feet of production space and a total investment of more than $1 billion.

Parent company Toyota Industries Corp. announced the current TICA facility in 2012, which included an initial $350 million investment. Toyota Industries Corp. supplies automotive compressors for Toyota Motor Corporation, as well as Chrysler, Ford, General Motors, and others.

Georgia is home to more than 200 automotive-related facilities. The state is a national leader in advanced manufacturing, outpacing the United States in 10-year GDP growth in the manufacture of products including machinery, electrical equipment and components, and fabricated metals.


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