“We are very excited to finally establish a footprint in the Tuscaloosa region. The new plant will be a clear sign of a successful partnership with our customer and the state of Alabama,” said Vivek Chaand Sehgal, chairman of the Samvardhana Motherson Group (SMG), in a release from the Alabama Department of Commerce.
SMP Automotive will manufacture various exterior and interior components for future models produced at the Mercedes assembly plant in Tuscaloosa County.
How soon will SMP Automotive begin hiring for new jobs? Very soon. Apparently, the company is already in the process of hiring the first wave of new workers, including engineers, technicians and other key personnel.