Deal: Toyota Industries creates 320 jobs in Jackson County

Japan-based Toyota Industries Corp. will open a manufacturing plant in Pendergrass in Jackson County, creating 320 jobs, Gov. Nathan Deal said in a news release.

The company’s Georgia operation will be known as Toyota Industries Compressor Parts America (TICA), and it represents a $350 million investment.

“In opening this new Georgia manufacturing facility, Toyota Industries Corporation sends a very clear message about its confidence in our state’s ability to help them remain competitive in global markets,” Deal said in a release. “Georgia’s innovative logistics infrastructure, progressive business environment and highly skilled workforce will greatly benefit the world’s largest automotive compressor manufacturer. I am glad to welcome Toyota Industries Corporation’s newest plant to Georgia.”

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