Posted by: Carly Schroer
Automotive plastic components manufacturer to invest $3.7 million, create 74 new jobs
NASHVILLE— Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd along with Zanini Tennessee, Inc. officials announced today the company will expand in Winchester. The global automotive plastic components manufacturer will invest $3.4 million and create 74 jobs in Franklin County.
“Tennessee’s top business climate is a great asset for companies choosing to locate or expand in our state,” Boyd said. “As one of more than 900 automotive suppliers in Tennessee, it means a great deal that Zanini is growing in Franklin County. I want to thank the company for being a part of Team Tennessee and creating new jobs for our workforce."
“Zanini is continuing to grow and progress, stepping forward into new achievements and success with the support of the community and our workforce,” Zanini Plant Manager Javier Burunat said. “Expanding, bringing in new employees and cultivating our employees will foster positive changes and continued opportunities.”
With this expansion, Zanini Tennessee will be adding additional machinery and equipment to its Winchester facility to accommodate the company’s growing demand. The new machinery will be primarily used for manufacturing wheel trim.
“The assistance the state of Tennessee has given to Zanini will enable the company to have a well-trained and efficient workforce,” Franklin County Mayor Richard Stewart said. “We are truly proud to have this great company in our county and look forward to working with them in the future.”
Zanini Tennessee is a global company that specializes in the development and manufacturing of plastic components for the automotive industry. The company is a worldwide leader in wheel trim and is one of the top tier 1 suppliers in the automotive industry. Zanini works with many automotive companies including Toyota, Nissan and Honda.
To apply for an available position, visit zanini.com, or visit the Winchester plant at 840 Industrial Dr.
Winchester and Franklin County are represented Sen. Janice Bowling (R – Tullahoma), Rep. David Alexander (R – Winchester) and Rep. Billy Spivey (R – Lewisburg) in the Tennessee General Assembly.
About the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development
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