Alabama’s auto sector won the grand prize in 2018, a $1.6 billion greenfield plant that led a year of industry expansion announcements.
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Officials at the 4.6 million-square-foot Honda Manufacturing of Alabama plant are looking forward to a successful year after hitting production milestones in 2018.
Located in Tuscaloosa County and spanning 700,000 square feet, the facility is owned by Samvardhana Motherson Peguform, an Indian company with operations in 41 countries. The new outfit is called SMP Automotive Systems Alabama.
Mercedes-Benz U.S. International (MBUSI), based in Vance, continues to expand its Alabama operation, which manufactures GLS, GLE, GLE Coupe models for distribution worldwide and the C-Class for the North American market.
In August 2018, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Alabama (TMMAL) celebrated the production of its six millionth engine. By the end of 2018, the plant’s annual production was approximately 630,000 engines, roughly 2,600 engines per day.
Alabama auto industry ramps up workforce development efforts in advance of the new Mazda Toyota plant.
Mazda Toyota Manufacturing USA Inc. (MTMUS) is expected to have the capacity to build 300,000 vehicles a year, beginning in 2021.
Top executives of Mercedes-Benz visited Tuscaloosa in October to witness new milestones.
Chris Donohoo has twice ranked among the fastest growing companies in UAB’s Excellence in Business program.