GEIGER opens first U.S. factory in Suwanee

SUWANEE, Ga. – GEIGER Automotive, a German manufacturer of plastic products for the automotive industry, will open a U.S. manufacturing facility in Gwinnett County, creating as many as 120 jobs over the next several years.

The company will move into a 48,000-square-foot facility in Suwanee. The new facility will manufacture plastic automotive components for engine compartment powertrain applications.

GEIGER produces highly engineered products for cooling and brake systems in relation to air and fluid management, as well as many other functional products under the hood. The new jobs will be in injection molding and assembly manufacturing, as well as customer support positions.

“We are pleased to locate our U.S. operations in Georgia,” said Ralph Ralston, president, NAFTA region, GEIGER Automotive, USA Inc. “This location was strategically selected to optimize our ability to supply to our current automotive customers in the Southeast U.S. We see an increasing interest from automotive OEMs in the region and a high growth potential for us here in Gwinnett County.”

GEIGER has other production locations in Germany, and is locating facilities in Mexico and China. The company has headquarters in Murnau, Germany.

Image courtesy of GEIGER Automotive

Source: Georgia Department of Economic Development

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