Martinrea, a diversified and global automotive supplier, will expand its operations in Robertson County, Tennessee. The $40 million is expected to create 97 new jobs.
Through the expansion, Martinrea will upgrade its large presses, add additional robots and welding cells and add 30,000 square feet to its existing facility at 1 Fabco Drive in Springfield.
“Expanding Martinrea’s facility in Robertson County was a logical decision for us due to its skilled workforce and close proximity to our customers. We are excited to see the continued growth of the automotive industry in Tennessee and would like to thank Governor Bill Lee and Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe for their leadership in this sector,” said Martinrea International President and CEO Pat D’Eramo.
Martinrea is a diversified and global automotive supplier engaged in the design, development and manufacturing of highly engineered, value-added Lightweight Structures and Propulsion Systems. It currently operates in 57 locations in Canada, the United States, Mexico, Brazil, Germany, Slovakia, Spain, China, South Africa and Japan.
“The strength of Tennessee’s automotive sector is supported by the 900 plus automotive suppliers that call our state home. The new investment and job creation from Martinrea underscore the robust business environment that Tennessee offers global automotive companies. I want to thank Martinrea for its continued commitment to Tennessee and the impact these new jobs will have for the residents of Robertson County,” said TNECD Commissioner Bob Rolfe.