January 2019

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Southern Auto Corridor only U.S. region to gain auto jobs

Regional job growth in auto industries 2001-2018

Manufacturing posts best job-gain year since 1997

Auto supplier sets up shop in Berkeley County, S.C.

Manufacturer with Turkish ties plans Louisiana factory

Marangoni Tread North America announces Tennessee expansion

DENSO opens new plant in Maryville, Tenn., adding 1,000 jobs

Kobelco Aluminum Products & Extrusions expands Bowling Green plant

Bridgestone plans Tennessee plant expansion

HIROTEC to invest $40 million in Tennessee

Automotive speaker maker to expand in El Paso

Mercedes-Benz spending $23 billion on battery cells

Gaston County, N.C., lands 500-job call center

Indian manufacturer expanding in Dorchester County, S.C.

Metal fabricator building plant in Berkeley County, S.C., creating 600 jobs

Check-Mate Industries creating 230 jobs in Georgia

Advanced Plating creating 200 new jobs in Tennessee

Czech auto supplier locating in Spartanburg, S.C.

Author: Michael Randle