Auto parts manufacturer Ecoplastic building site in Bulloch Co., to serve Hyundai Metaplant

Governor's office says company's presence will create 456 new jobs

The office of Georgia Governor BrianKemp today announced that Ecoplastic Corporation, an automotive parts manufacturer, will create 456 new jobs and invest approximatel y $205 million in a new manufacturing facility in Bulloch County.

"We're proud to welcome Ecoplastic to our growing ecosystem of manufacturers, logistics professionals, suppliers, and more, building on the record-breaking jobs and investments that are on their way to the Peach State," said Governor Brian Kemp. "This great company will be able to serve the Hyundai Metaplant well from Statesboro, where it will find a welcoming community of hardworking Georgians and close proximity to our ports system."

Established in 1984, Ecoplastic Corporation is a Korea-based company that manufactures plastic automobile parts for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and other suppliers. Ecoplastic is a Tier-1 supplier for Hyundai Motor Group (HMG) and Kia and engages in the manufacturing of automotive interior and exterior plastic parts, including bumpers, consoles, trims, and plastic molds.

"Ecoplastic Corporation is honored to be engaged in establishing a production facility for electric vehicle parts in Bulloch County, Georgia," said Han Shang, President and CEO of Ecoplastic. "By increasing new jobs within the area and providing a stable supply of high quality products to our client, HMGMA, we look forward to contributing to the economic development of the State of Georgia and Bulloch County. We sincerely appreciate the support of the State and County governments, and Ecoplastic will do our best to preserve a continuous and mutually beneficial relationship."

Ecoplastic’s new facility will be located at 4822 Highway 301 South Register near Statesboro. The new plant, capable of injection molding and painting, will produce exterior parts, bumpers and garnishes, interior parts, consoles, and trims for electric vehicles. The company expects to begin operations by October 2024 and will be hiring for HR, finance, parts development, quality control, facility maintenance, injection, and paint production positions. Interested individuals can learn more about Ecoplastic at www.eco-plastic.com.

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