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Miyake Forging North America Plans Plant In Surgoinsville, Tennessee

Japan-based Miyake Forging North America Corporation will build a new $13.7 million automotive bearing parts manufacturing facility in Surgoinsville, Tennessee. The company plans to create 60 jobs.

Miyake will build a 45,000-square-foot facility in Phipps Bend Industrial Park in Hawkins County. The facility, which is expected to be operational by early 2018, will manufacture automotive bearing parts through hot and cold forging processes.

As a top bearing parts manufacturer, Miyake develops and manufactures parts that are used in a diverse variety of precision machines including automobiles.

“I have a great feeling about opening our new facility in Hawkins County,” Miyake Forging North America President Akitoshi Fujikawa said. “At Miyake, we are very happy to expand our business in the United States of America. We are extremely thankful to all of the people who helped make this happen. We hope to grow and contribute our humble efforts to the prosperity of Hawkins County and the United States.”

Hawkins County Mayor Melville Bailey said,“Miyake’s decision to locate in Phipps Bend Industrial Park reinforces our position that Hawkins County offers the quality of workforce that industries need and want. We look forward to working with the company in any way possible to ensure many prosperous years in Hawkins County.”

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