TD Automotive Compressor Georgia and Toyota Industries Compressor Parts America Company Invest $190 Million In Pendergrass, Georgia Manufacturing Center
Area Development Online News Desk (09/10/2013)
TD Automotive Compressor Georgia, and Toyota Industries Compressor Parts America Company will invest $190 million to expand their operations in Pendergrass, Georgia, with plans to create 120 new jobs. TACG and TICA combined investment has translated into over $600 million in new capital into Jackson County as well as over 820 jobs.
“We are very excited as a community that TD Automotive Compressor Georgia, and Toyota Industries Compressor Parts America, Co. has chosen to grow their businesses in Jackson County. Our partnership with these companies has been a strong and prosperous one for many years and we look forward to their continued growth in our community,” said Jackson County Commission Chairman Tom Crow”.
This will be the second expansion for TACG, which currently employs over 400 people. TACG was established in 2004 from a joint venture between two Japanese companies; Toyota Industries Corporation and Denso Corporation.
“Toyota’s increasing expansions in Georgia are a prime example of how our state’s business environment helps international companies prosper,” said Chris Cummiskey, commissioner of the Georgia Department of Economic Development. “We are pleased to see Toyota’s success in the state, which also reflects highly on our robust automotive sector."
TICA announced its initial location to Jackson County in December of 2012. TICA manufactures the main parts of automotive compressors for the TACG facility and other plants. Toyota Industries Corporation supplies automotive compressors for Toyota Motor Corporation as well as Chrysler, Ford, General Motors and others. The Company is currently ramping up employment to over 300 employees.