Automotive Supplier Mubea Opens $60 Million Production Facility In Boone County, Kentucky
Area Development Online News Desk (10/25/2013)
Mubea, an automotive supplier, opened its $60 million, 75,000 square foot, tailored rolled blank advanced manufacturing facility at Northern Kentucky Industrial Park in Boone County, Kentucky, where the firm plans to create approximately 150 jobs.
The manufacturer uses new lightweight technologies with innovative technical processing methods to create high-performing automotive parts, which are used in the production of lighter vehicles. Mubea’s North America operations occupy 800,000 square feet in eight locations, with one in Elsmere and the rest in unincorporated Boone County.
“Our focus is on providing the highest quality, lightest weight, best performing components to our customers – automotive manufacturers,” said Doug Cain, CEO of Mubea North America. “The new Mubea tailored rolled blank facility is the only one of its kind in North America. The innovative technology we’ve brought to northern Kentucky is a key factor in our continuing successful growth.”
“Mubea has been producing highly technical parts for the automotive sector for more than 30 years, providing hundreds of jobs and capital investment in northern Kentucky,” said Gov. Steve Beshear. “We’re thrilled that Mubea chose to build this new manufacturing facility in Boone County and gladly welcome the addition of approximately 150 jobs.”
“Mubea’s success is key to northern Kentucky’s success. I congratulate Doug Cain and his team in guiding Mubea through the economic downturn and into a high-growth mode,” said Steve Pendery, Northern Kentucky Tri-ED Executive Board member and Campbell County Judge-Executive. “Mubea is creating skilled, well-paying jobs in a technically advanced manufacturing facility, exactly the type of jobs and expansion that Northern Kentucky Tri-ED is working to foster in our region.”