Eissmann Automotive Expansion Expected to Bring 200 New Jobs to Pell City

Eissmann Automotive Announces Expansion at its Pell City Facility

German Automotive Supplier to Invest $14.5 Million in Expansion

Pell City, AL. – June 9th, 2016 – German automotive supplier, Eissmann Automotive, N. A. has announced an expansion to its Pell City, Alabama facility.  The expansion will include a $14.5 Million investment in a new 130,000 Square Foot building and advanced manufacturing equipment for their new production line. They expect to hire an additional 200 employees to support the production necessary for their new orders. This project will bring in a new, highly advanced manufacturing process that is currently performed at only two other Eissmann facilities in the world. Goodgame Company will construct the new facility.

Eissmann Automotive currently has 13 locations on three continents.  The company specializes in car interiors, built-to-print trim components, shifter modules and many other parts for German and Domestic auto makers such as Mercedes, Audi, Jeep, Tesla, Porsche, Volkswagen and others. Their commitment to high quality and 100% customer satisfaction has been a key to their success.  The new contract will require a new, to this location, advanced manufacturing process that currently is used by Eissmann in Slovakia and China.

During the last decade, Eissmann Automotive has grown to be the largest industrial employer in St. Clair County. They have had numerous expansions growing from an original employment number of 85 to the current number of 650, and soon to be 850 employees.

“Eissmann Automotive Group’s decision to expand their facility in St. Clair County is a wonderful thing for our citizens,” said Paul Manning, St. Clair County Commission Chairman. “It is always beneficial to both our community and the company when higher paying jobs with more advanced technology are announced.  This is a testament both to the company’s ability to produce a great product and the faith they have in St. Clair County’s workforce.”

“We have been very pleased with our experience working with the City of Pell City, the St. Clair County Commission, and Alabama’s Department of Commerce. They have been wonderful partners as we continue to invest in Pell City to provide quality service and products to our valued customers.” Michal Vozak – Managing Director, Eissmann Automotive

“Pell City is excited to be home to growing industries like Eissmann Automotive Group. They have always been a great partner in the community, and this new standalone facility will feature their state of the art technology.” said Pell City Mayor Joe Funderburg.  “We are looking forward to their continued success and the new jobs that will soon be available in our City.”

“Eissmann is making another significant investment in its Alabama operation, expanding its Pell City workforce and introducing new technology at its manufacturing facility,” said Greg Canfield, Secretary of the Alabama Department of Commerce. “Eissmann is an important player in the state’s growing auto supply chain.”

“St. Clair County and the State of Alabama are very fortunate to have Eissmann Automotive Group expand in our community,” said Alabama Senator Jim McClendon.  “We applaud them for their success in capturing the business necessary for this expansion and we want to do everything we can to support them in their future here with us.”

“Eissmann Automotive is a great company who has experienced much growth and success here in St. Clair County. We are excited to learn that they are making this new investment in their Pell City facility. We congratulate Eissmann and wish them continued success.” Joe Kelly – Chairman of the St. Clair Economic Development Council

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