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Mercedes Supplier Expanding in Alabama

Eberspaecher North America, a supplier of automotive parts for Mercedes Benz vehicles, will invest $7 million to open a catalytic converter manufacturing operation in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The Tuscaloosa News reports that the company will create 37 new jobs with the project, which will involve relocating the operation from its current base in Michigan. Eberspaecher, a subsidiary of Germany-based Eberspaecher Group, will lease 50,000 square feet in a building at the Airport Industrial Park; the company is a Tier 1 supplier for the Mercedes Benz U.S. International company in Vance, Alabama, and has another operation in the state. Incentives offered to the company include local property and sales tax abatements of $308,543.

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