New Automotive Supplier Facility Opening In Georgia Creating 200 New Jobs

Doowon Climate Control America, Inc., an auto parts manufacturer and supplier, has announced that it will be investing more than $30 million in a new manufacturing facility in Metter, Georgia, which will 200 new jobs in Candler County.  

“Doowon Climate Control America, Inc. is making significant investments to establish itself as Doowon Group’s inaugural automotive air conditioning system production facility in the United States,” said Ki Chun Sung, CEO of Doowon Climate Control America, Inc. “The company is optimistic that its technological expertise and industry experience will play a vital role in the growth of the local community. Our sincere appreciation extends to the State of Georgia and Candler County for their steadfast support throughout the process, and we look forward to ongoing support and collaboration.” 

According to a press release from Georgia Governor Brian Kemp’s office, the “new manufacturing facility will be located in the Metter-Candler County I-16 Industrial Park, a ‘Georgia Ready for Accelerated Development’ (GRAD) certified site. The facility will primarily produce climate control systems for use in traditional and electric vehicles. Operations are projected to begin in 2026.” 

“Georgia’s growth as a national leader in auto manufacturing continues to pay dividends for communities in all four corners of Georgia,” Kemp said in response to the announcement. “In fiscal year 2023, alone, 82 percent of new jobs created and more than $20 billion of investments went to communities outside the metro Atlanta area. The City of Metter and Candler County are key beneficiaries of that success, and we are excited for Doowon Climate Control America, Inc. to join this community.” 

D & B Staff

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