Hanil E Hwa Interior Systems Georgia Inc. announced on Wednesday the expansion of its LaGrange plant.
Hanil E Hwa will expand into an existing building in the LaGrange Industrial Park where it will make the additional investment and hire up to 80 new employees. This announced expansion comes on the heels of a trip to Korea led by LaGrange Mayor Jim Thornton that included meeting with corporate leadership of Hanil E-Hwa.
“Hanil E Hwa is a great company and a very important part of the LaGrange community,” said LaGrange Mayor Jim Thornton. “We are thrilled that they are continuing to expand their operations here.”
“LaGrange continues to be a strategic partner in the worldwide growth of our company. We are pleased to continue to invest in the area and look forward to many years of success,” said Eddie Mabe, Senior Manager of Human Resources for Hanil E Hwa Interior Systems Georgia Inc.
Hanil E Hwa is a manufacturer of Interiors systems for the automotive industry. The company provides a variety of auto parts to Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, including interior systems, panels and bumpers. They have 13 facilities worldwide, including the LaGrange location.
“Existing industry growth is a huge commitment in our community,” said Andy Camp, senior development specialist for the city of LaGrange. “We focus on ways to improve competitiveness by producing the best environment for business and assisting our existing businesses with their needs. Hanil E Hwa is just one example of these relationships.”