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Ecoplastic Plans Bulloch County, Georgia, Manufacturing Complex

Ecoplastic Corporation, an automotive parts manufacturer, will establish a new manufacturing facility in Bulloch County, Georgia. The $205 million project is expected to create 456 jobs.

The new facility, located at 4822 Highway 301 South Register near Statesboro, will be capable of injection molding and painting, will produce exterior parts, bumpers and garnishes, interior parts, consoles, and trims for electric vehicles. Operations are scheduled for October 2024.

"Ecoplastic Corporation is honored to be engaged in establishing a production facility for electric vehicle parts in Bulloch County, Georgia," said Shang Han, President and CEO of Ecoplastic. "By increasing new jobs within the area and providing a stable supply of high quality products to our client, HMGMA, we look forward to contributing to the economic development of the State of Georgia and Bulloch County. We sincerely appreciate the support of the State and County governments, and Ecoplastic will do our best to preserve a continuous and mutually beneficial relationship."

As a Tier-1 supplier to Hyundai and Kia, Ecoplastic manufactures automotive interior and exterior plastic parts, including bumpers, console, trims, and plastic molds. The company currently employs more than 770 employees and has recorded sales revenue of more than $700 million in 2021.

"Ecoplastic has decades of experience as a supplier for Kia and Hyundai, and we’re excited to welcome them to Georgia," noted GDEcD Commissioner Pat Wilson. "As we continue to build the supplier network for the Hyundai metaplant in Bryan County, we are excited to see suppliers spread out across the region – providing well-paying, high-tech manufacturing jobs for Georgians. Congratulations to Ecoplastic, Bulloch County, and all the partners involved!"

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

"We are honored to welcome Ecoplastic to Bulloch County," added Development Authority of Bulloch County Chair Billy Allen. "We are pleased that this important Hyundai supplier has chosen our community, and we’re confident that our location, workforce, and quality of life will help them succeed here."

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