published Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

Aisin plans $54 million expansion of Clinton, Tenn., castings plant

Aisin Holdings of America, Inc. plans to invest $53.8 million in its Clinton, Tenn., automotive castings facility, adding 81 new jobs over the next two years in Anderson County.

Occupying a 524,000-square-foot facility in the Interstate 75 Industrial Park in Clinton, Aisin currently employs 595 workers.

The Clinton operation is a full-process, die casting facility that includes casting, machining and assembly to produce engine components such as water pumps, oil pumps and pistons.

“With the increasing sales of engine components in North America, the role of our plant here in Clinton becomes even more important to the overall business expansion of the Aisin Group,” said Stephen Barnes, president of Aisin Automotive Casting Tennessee, Inc.

Tennessee is home to more than 900 automotive suppliers.

about Dave Flessner...

Dave Flessner is the business editor for the Times Free Press. A journalist for 35 years, Dave has been business editor and projects editor for the Chattanooga Times Free Press, city editor for The Chattanooga Times, business and county reporter for the Chattanooga Times, correspondent for the Lansing State Journal and Ingham County News in Michigan, staff writer for the Hastings Daily Tribune in Nebraska, and news director for WCBN-FM in Michigan. Dave, a native ...

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