Vance Mayor Keith Mahaffey said in a press release that it’s great a new company is locating in the town.
“To have another supplier locate here and provide the job opportunities for our citizens is great,” Mahaffey said. “The automotive industry continues to be a great economic driver by adding more industry and jobs for not only our citizens, but for this area as a whole.”
In 2018, T&W will begin utilizing the plant’s multi-million dollar robotic equipment to assemble, sequence and balance wheels for delivery to automotive production lines.
Dean McClure, Vice Chairman of the Tuscaloosa County Industrial Development Authority (TCIDA) said he is excited about welcoming Truck & Wheel Group to Tuscaloosa.
“This partnership is a great next step forward for Tuscaloosa County to continue to grow and prosper.”
The project is being developed by Graham & Company, an Alabama real estate firm.