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The automotive industry has become a prominent manufacturing sector in the region due to the location of Mercedes-Benz, Honda and other automotive component makers, establishing the area as a developing automotive "hot spot."

In addition to the Tuscaloosa County location of Mercedes-Benz, Honda Motor Company is located just 80 miles (129 km) northeast of Tuscaloosa in Lincoln, Hyundai will locate a plant approximately 107 miles (172 km) southeast in Montgomery, and the new Nissan facility is located 200 interstate miles (322 km) west in Jackson, MS.

Tuscaloosa County Automotive Manufacturers

  ARD Logistics-Alabama Seating Subassemblies
  Borgers USA Corporation Rear compartment interior trim and floor panels
  Carlisle Engineered Products, Inc. Injection Molded Condensers and Wiper Housing
  Delphi Automotive Systems Radiators, Condensers & HVAC Models
  Delphi Packard Electric Systems, Inc. Cockpit Modules
  Hopkins Assembly and Packaging Packaging containment and shipping
  Innomotive Systems U.S., Inc. Front and rear end modules
  Johnson Controls, Inc. Seat systems; headliners; interior door panels
  Kautex Textron Alabama Fuel Tanks
  Kostal Mexicana, S.A. DE Electronics and Switches
  Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Inc. M-Class SUVs
  Michelin/Uniroyal Goodrich Tire Company Tires
  Recticel North America Dashboard and door panels
  Synchronous Industrial Services Subassembly and final processing
  ZF Industries, Inc. Axles and axle system assemblies; metal stamping

Automotive Suppliers of Mercedes-Benz and Honda in Alabama

  AP Technoglass Alabama, Inc. Shelby Glass; AC subassembly
  Arab Interior Trim, LLC Marshall Armrest; Headrests
  ARD Logistics-Alabama, LLC Tuscaloosa Seating Subassemblies
  ARKAY Plastics Alabama, Inc. Autauga Injection molding, painting and assembly of instrument panels
  Assurance Packaging & Mfg., LLC Talladega Stamping, logistics and metal racks
  Atlantic Tool and Die Company* Calhoun Stamped brackets
  Benteler Automotive Corporation* Lee Chassis system; metal stamping and welding
  Bermco Aluminum Jefferson Aluminum alloys
  Borgers USA Corporation* Tuscaloosa Rear compartment interior trim and floor panels
  Bridgewater Industries LLC* Jefferson Seats
  Delphi Packard Electric Systems, Inc. Tuscaloosa Cockpit modules
  Delphi Safety and Interior Systems* Etowah Instrument panels, consoles, arm rests, glove boxes and other parts
  Goodyear Dunlop Tires NA, Ltd. Madison Tires
  HiSAN Scottsboro, Inc Jackson Fuel line and brake line systems
  HL-A Company, Inc. Dallas Lockset assemblies
  Hunjan Alabama Ltd. Calhoun Plastic parts for seat and door systems
  Innomotive Systems U.S., Inc.* Tuscaloosa Front and rear end modules
  Johnson Controls, Inc. Tuscaloosa Seat systems; headliners; interior door panels
  Kautex Textron Alabama Tuscaloosa Fuel Tanks
  Kostal Mexicana, S.A. DE Tuscaloosa Electronics and Switches
  KTH Leesburg Products LLC Cherokee Minivan frames and stamped/welded components
  Kumi Manufacturing Alabama, LLC Chilton Interior/Exterior Plastic Parts
  Lindy Industries Madison Metal stamped brackets and subassemblies
  Marubeni Metal Blanking, Inc. Jefferson Sheet metal blanks for stamping frame parts
  Ogihara America Corporation Jefferson Metal stampings/subassembly
  Oris Automotive Parts Alabama, Ltd. Jefferson Exterior accessories
  Oxford Automotive, Inc.* Jefferson Stamped undercarriages
  Plastech Romulus* Jefferson Interior and exterior injection-molded plastic parts
  PPG Industries, Inc. Talladega Front windows and windshield glass
  Precision Strip, Inc. Talladega Steel processing
  Product Action International Talladega Quality assurance/minor assembly
  Rainsville Technology, Inc. DeKalb Molded Plastic Parts
  Recticel North America* Tuscaloosa Dashboard and door panels
  REHAU, Inc. Cullman Bumpers
  Synchronous Industrial Services Tuscaloosa Parts subassembly
  T&C Stamping, Inc. Limestone Metal stamping
  T&WA of Birmingham, LLC Jefferson Tire and Wheel Assemblies
  Technology Molded Plastics, Inc. Morgan Plastic injection moldings
  Topre America Corporation* Cullman Metal stamping and subassemblies
  Trans Tron Limited, Inc. Madison Electronic components
  TS Tech America, LLC Marshall Seats
  Yachiyo Manufacturing of AL LLC St. Clair Roofing and spare tire assembly
  ZF Industries, Inc. Tuscaloosa Axles and axle system assemblies; metal stamping

*-Announced facilities/ not yet in production
Source: Economic Development Partnership of Alabama (March 2003)