Korean auto supplier to expand in Auburn

By Fatima Rahmatullah - email | Twitter

AUBURN, AL  (WTVM) - An Auburn manufacturing staple outgrows it's current facility and announces plans to invest an additional $5 million and create 100 jobs in the area.  The announcement came during Tuesday night's  Auburn City Council meeting.

Korean automotive supplier, Pyongsan America Inc., is expanding its operations in East Alabama.

The manufacturer has been in Auburn for the last eight years creating 100 jobs and they plan to double that number over the next few years.

The company supplies air conditioning and heater core pipe assemblies.  CEO & President, Francis Yoon says Auburn is a great place to grow his business.

Pyongsan  America supplies parts to companies like Chrysler, Ford, GM, Hyundai and Kia.

The company has nine facilities globally and is serving customers not only in North America but in Asia and Europe.

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