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South Korea-Based Sewon America Plans Rincon, Georgia, Manufacturing Plant

Sewon America, a subsidiary of Korean-based Sewon Precision Industry Co., will establish a production facility at the Grande View Industrial Park in Rincon, Georgia. The more than $300 million project is expected to create 740 jobs in Effingham County.

The new location will produce electric vehicle body parts for original equipment manufacturers, including Hyundai Motor Group Metaplant America. Operations are scheduled to begin in 2025.

“Sewon America was founded 15 years ago in west Georgia, and I'm very happy to be able to build another Sewon facility in east Georgia. We are very excited about our future as one family in two Georgia locations,” said Vice Chairman Kim of Sewon America. “This growth is possible thanks to the full support and dedication of the Sewon team members, as well as Governor Kemp, the Georgia Department of Economic Development, and Effingham County. Sewon America will continue as an excellent corporate and community partner, and we look forward to continued success in Effingham County.”

Sewon America is the largest automobile Auto body parts manufacturing plant in North America, and has been recognized by customers for its high quality level through the automated manufacturing process and logistics.

“From working with local colleges and Georgia Quick Start to participating in statewide initiatives like Georgia Made, Sewon has integrated into and lent its own industry experience to Georgia’s automotive community,” noted GDEcD Commissioner Pat Wilson. “We are excited that Sewon is reinvesting in Georgia as they support Hyundai Motor Group’s operations from Effingham County, which has the skilled workforce, infrastructure, and collaborative spirit to support the company’s growth. Congratulations to Sewon and Effingham County, and we look forward to the opportunities this creates for the company and community.”

Director of Project Implementation and Supplier Strategy Alyce Thornhill represented the Georgia Department of Economic Development’s (GDEcD) Global Commerce team in partnership with the Effingham County Industrial Development Authority, Georgia Ports Authority, Georgia Quick Start, and Georgia EMC.

“We are thrilled that Sewon America, one of the largest automobile parts manufacturers in North America, has selected Grande View industrial park as the best location to make a significant investment for their future growth,” added Chairman of the Effingham County Industrial Development Authority (IDA) Troy Smith.

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