Honda Supplier Jefferson Southern Corporation Will Expand
ROCKMART, Ga – Honda supplier Jefferson Southern Corporation will expand their Rockmart production facility by 81,000 square feet.
The tier one structural steel part supplier to the Honda Manufacturing facility in Lincoln, AL will invest an additional $22,800,000 in their Rockmart facility and hire an additional 40 employees over the next 18 – 24 months.
“The County, Cities, and Development Authorities are working hard to create an atmosphere where our local industries can compete globally and create jobs locally. I’m excited Jefferson Southern is making those efforts pay off.” Said Jason Ward, Polk County Commission Chair.
The new addition will allow the facility to additional products as well as more volume. Included in the addition are new metal presses and additions to the plant’s recycling systems.
“The City of Rockmart is very pleased that Jefferson Southern has decided to expand it’s operation here. We are very fortunate to have an existing industry continue to grow and provide quality jobs in our community. We look forward to working with Jefferson Southern during this expansion and in the future.”
A small ground breaking will be held on Friday, July 26th to celebrate the expansion.
For more information, please contact Eric McDonald with the Development Authority of Polk County.