Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama Preparing for Next Generation Engines

Posted on 14. Jun, 2018 by in Hyundai Canada

05/29/2018, Montgomery, AL

Expansion Brings 50 New Jobs to Alabama with a Capital Investment of $388 million

MONTGOMERY, Ala., May 29, 2018— Governor Kay Ivey assimilated Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama LLC President and CEO Dong Ryeol Choi currently to announce that Hyundai is investing $388 million to erect a plant dedicated to prolongation engine heads and raise existent operations to support prolongation of new models of Sonata and Elantra sedans. The investment will emanate 50 new jobs. 

Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama (HMMA) is scheming for a next-generation Hyundai engine, that requires new technologies and components as a partial of a public process. The collateral investment will be spent on apparatus for a engine conduct machining plant and updating record in an existent engine plant.

“Hyundai is an critical member of Alabama’s energetic automobile industry, and this enlargement during a Montgomery prolongation trickery will energy a tellurian automaker’s expostulate for destiny enlargement in a U.S.,” Governor Ivey said. “Hyundai’s poignant new investment is a clever covenant to a company’s certainty in a Alabama operation and in a rarely learned workforce.”

“With a latest expansion, HMMA continues to uncover a clever joining to a people of Montgomery and a people of Alabama,” Hyundai President and CEO Dong Ryeol Choi pronounced during today’s announcement. “Hyundai is stability a lane record of investing in new prolongation technologies to safeguard a long-term success of a Alabama public plant.”

It will cost approximately $40 million to erect a 260,000-square-foot building that will residence a conduct machining equipment. Construction on a engine conduct machining plant is scheduled to be finished in Nov 2018. This plan will giveaway adult space to enhance engine public lines in one of HMMA’s existent engine plants.

The new engine conduct machining trickery will be operational by mid-2019. HMMA produces engines for Sonata and Elantra sedans and a Santa Fe crossover application vehicle. HMMA’s dual engine plants are able of producing approximately 700,000 engines per year to support a car prolongation during both HMMA and Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia in West Point, Georgia.

HMMA, that started car prolongation in May 2005, is a River Region’s largest private manufacturer with 2,700 full-time and 500 part-time employees.

“We are so really respected that Hyundai has once again selected to significantly deposit in Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama,” pronounced Judge Charles Price, 2018 authority of a Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce. “As home to Hyundai’s usually North American prolongation facility, a Montgomery village pledges to continue a enormously successful 16 year partnership for this new enlargement and beyond.” 

 

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