Inalfa Roof Systems, a leading global supplier of vehicle roofing systems, will open a manufacturing plant in Cherokee County. The plant represents a $17.1 million investment and 300 jobs for Georgians, Gov. Nathan Deal announced today.
“Inalfa joins the dynamic auto industry Georgia has cultivated for more than 100 years,” Deal said in a statement. “Our central location in the Southeast, deep workforce resources and logistics infrastructure have attracted well over 300 companies and continue to give the state a competitive advantage in this manufacturing sector.”
Inalfa Roof Systems is a leading supplier of sunroofs and open roofing systems for automotive manufacturers such as Hyundai Kia, Ford, General Motors, Volvo, Chrysler Group and BMW Group. The facility, strategically located off I-75 at Cherokee 75 Corporate Park, is in close proximity to automotive manufacturers located throughout the Southeast.
“After a four-year search for a location in the South, we couldn’t be more pleased to find our ideal site in Cherokee County,” Danny Colaris, vice president of North American Operations for Inalfa Roof Systems, said in a statement. “The state and local economic development teams, as well as Georgia Power, have all been extremely helpful in introducing us to this strategic location and the advantages of doing business in Georgia.”