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South Korea-Based HL Mando America Upgrades Opelika, Alabama, Facility

South Korea-based HL Mando America Corporation will upgrade its current facility in Opelika, Alabama. The $11.1 million project is expected to create 26 jobs.

The site produces brake calipers and suspension systems to support its customer base located throughout the U.S.

“We are appreciative of HL Mando’s additional investment in Opelika,” said City of Opelika Economic Development Director, Lori Huguley. “They are a valued community partner and we are glad to support their continued growth and success.”

Mando Corporation is one of the leading automotive parts manufacturers in the world, specializing in internationally competitive state-of-the-art chassis components and systems. Headquartered in South Korea, the company operates 20 manufacturing plants and 18 R&D centers in 10 countries, employing oover 11,700 worldwide.

“We are extremely honored by HL Mando’s continued confidence in Opelika and the additional investment in our area,” noted Opelika Mayor Gary Fuller. “This company is one of our largest manufacturing employers and we appreciate the employment opportunities for our citizens.”

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