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Lear Corporation To Create 442 Jobs With Expansion Plans

Source: TCEDA Bulletin

Summary: Lear Corporation announced plans to expand its operations in Tuscaloosa County (AL) to increase production capacity. The Lear project represents an initial investment of approximately $12.4 million and the creation of 442 jobs. Lear is a leading global supplier of automotive seating and electrical power management systems and supplies the Mercedes-Benz facility in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama. Existing operations are located on Brookwood Parkway and the company employs almost 800 people. The proposed project includes an expansion of the existing building footprint and additional square footage at a location to be determined. Lear announced plans to locate in Tuscaloosa County in 2012 and previously expanded in 2016.