Chinese Auto Supplier Bringing New Jobs to Hamilton County

Chattanooga (WDEF) – Tennessee officials announce a new plant for Chattanooga that will supply Volkswagen.

Yanfeng will build their fourth facility in the U.S. which should create 325 new jobs.

The Chinese company is the world’s largest auto interiors supplier.

They will provide interior components for Volkswagens built here, including floor consoles, instrument panels and trunk trim.

Production should begin by late 2016.

Governor Bill Haslam says “We want to welcome Yanfeng Automotive Interiors to Tennessee and thank the company for its investment in Chattanooga and Hamilton County.”

“As the world’s largest automotive interiors supplier, Yanfeng can locate anywhere in the world, and its decision to expand its global presence in Tennessee is another example of our state’s competitiveness in the global marketplace.”

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