February 29, 2024

Governor Kemp, state and local leaders celebrate Hyundai Motor Group’s historic impact on Georgia

Governor Brian Kemp and First Lady Marty Kemp today joined President and Global COO of Hyundai Motor Company and President and CEO of Hyundai and Genesis Motor North America José Muñoz to celebrate Hyundai Motor Group’s (HMG) historic and positive impact on the State of Georgia while providing an update on the progress of its Metaplant America. The facility will officially start vehicle production in the fourth quarter of this year.

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December 8, 2023

Kyungshin America to create 70 new jobs in Rincon

Kyungshin America Corp., an automotive supplier, will establish a new distribution facility in Rincon. The facility will create an estimated 70 new jobs and more than $22 million in investment in Effingham County.

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November 14, 2023

Savannah Harbor-Interstate 16 Corridor Joint Development Authority releases workforce study for Savannah region

Today the Savannah Harbor-Interstate 16 Corridor Joint Development Authority (Savannah JDA) in partnership with existing industries released the results of the Regional Workforce Study conducted by Wadley Donovan Gutshaw Consulting, LLC (WDGC).  The study’s goal was to identify the labor supply challenges facing the Savannah region’s industrial employers and develop initiatives that will minimize the exposure to existing and future supply shortfalls. The scope of the study included a market analysis, identifying needs and challenges and providing a strategic workforce plan.

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October 23, 2023

Automotive supplier Daechang Seat Savannah Corp. to create 500 jobs in Chatham County

Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Daechang Seat Savannah Corp., a supplier specializing in automotive seat frames, will invest $72.5 million in the Savannah Chatham Manufacturing Center, in close proximity to Hyundai Motor Group Metaplant America (HMGMA), creating over 500 jobs.

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September 21, 2023

Governor Kemp accepts James A. Van Fleet Award for The Korea Society

At The Korea Society’s 2023 Annual Dinner, Governor Brian P. Kemp today accepted its signature honor, the James A. Van Fleet Award, on behalf of the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD).

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September 6, 2023

DAS Corp. to Bring 300 Automotive Jobs to Metter

Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that DAS Corp. (DAS), an automotive parts company, will establish a new manufacturing facility in Metter. The facility will create 300 new jobs and generate more than $35 million in investment in Candler County. This initiative will also involve collaborative indirect investments.

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September 5, 2023

Hyundai invests in reforestation, housing and STEM education in Coastal Georgia

Hyundai Motor America announced new partnerships with Coastal Empire Habitat for Humanity and Coastal Bryan Tree Foundation, two local nonprofits in the Savannah, Georgia area. 

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August 31, 2023

Hyundai Motor Group and LG Energy Solution to Invest Additional $2B in Bryan County

Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Hyundai Motor Group and LG Energy Solution (LGES) will invest an additional $2 billion in their battery cell manufacturing joint venture (JV) at the Metaplant in Bryan County, raising the JV’s total investment value to more than $4.3 billion. This expansion will create another 400 new jobs.

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June 28, 2023

Representatives from Sewon Group visit Effingham County in preparation for new plant

A delegation from Sewon Precision Industry’s offices in South Korea and Sewon America in LaGrange, Ga. visited Effingham County last week to make connections in the community and discuss plans for construction of the new plant, which will manufacture electric vehicle parts for the Hyundai Motor Group Metaplant in Bryan County.

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June 22, 2023

EV parts supplier NVH Korea to create over 160 jobs, invest $72M in Henry County

Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that automotive parts manufacturer NVH Korea will establish a new facility in Locust Grove. The project will create over 160 new jobs and bring $72 million in investment to Henry County. 

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