Opelika Mayor Gary Fuller announced yesterday that HL Mando America Corporation will be investing $11.1 million to upgrade their current facility and creating 26 new jobs.
HL Mando’s Opelika operations continue to produce brake calipers and suspension systems to support its customer base located throughout the U.S.
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. Through its extensive research and development, Mando has succeeded in becoming the first manufacturer in Korea to develop advanced products such as ABS (Anti-Lock Brake System), ESP (Electronic Stability Program), CDC (Continuous Damping Control), ESC (Electronic Stability Control) and EPS (Electric Power Steering), which clearly demonstrates Mando’s ability to respond to customer needs on a global basis. Headquartered in South Korea, the company operates 20 manufacturing plants and 18 R&D centers in 10 countries. Mando employs over 11,700 associates worldwide.
Opelika Mayor Gary Fuller expressed his appreciation for HL Mando’s continued investment in Opelika, “We are extremely honored by HL Mando’s continued confidence in Opelika and the additional investment in our area. This company is one of our largest manufacturing employers and we appreciate the employment opportunities for our citizens.” City of Opelika Economic Development Director, Lori Huguley added, “We are appreciative of HL Mando’s additional investment in Opelika. They are a valued community partner and we are glad to support their continued growth and success.”
For more information, please contact John Sweatman, Economic Development Project Manager for the City of Opelika, at 334-705-5115.