Seoul, South Korea-based Daewon America will open a manufacturing facility in LaGrange in Troup County, creating 100 jobs over three years, Gov. Nathan Deal announced today.
Daewon America manufactures springs and torsion bars for the automotive industry. The company will purchase and expand an existing facility in LaGrange, investing $14 million. Daewon is one of a growing number of KIA suppliers locating in the west Georgia region near the automotive manufacturer’s Georgia operation.
“Georgia is proud to add Daewon America to the expanding community of KIA suppliers that have helped tremendously with spurring economic recovery in west Georgia and throughout the state,” Deal said in a news release. “KIA suppliers have created a welcome trickle-down effect that has benefited job creation in Georgia in very positive ways.”
Daewon America is a subsidiary of Daewon Kangup.