Governor Announces New Industry To Locate In Conecuh County

Governor Bob Riley says that a tier one Hyundai supplier will build a plant in Conecuh County.

The plant's expected to create up to 200 news jobs. Guyoung Tech, U-S-A will make an initial capital investment of ten million dollars to build a plant in Evergreen Industrial Park near Castleberry. Guyoung Tech expects to begin production by May first. The South Korean-based company will initially hire 80 to 100 employees in the operation's first phase.

The plant will produce metal stampings and house welding operations. Guyoung Tech was founded by Hee Hwa Lee in 1986. Guyoung Tech, U-S-A was established in 2002 and an office was opened in Detroit, Michigan.

Courtesy: Alabama Associated Press