Minth Group to expand in Tennessee

By Simon Warburton | 24 January 2020

Tennessee's Department of Economic and Community Development says Minth Group is to expand in Lewisburg.

The automotive supplier will create 254 new jobs and invest US$87m in Marshall County during the next five years.

Based in China, Minth is a designer and manufacturer of structural body, trim and decorative parts for the automotive industry.

Worldwide, Minth has 40 production plants which support automotive markets in 29 different countries.

Minth will construct an additional 236,000-square-foot facility on the company's Lewisburg property for production of injection-moulded, painted and chrome-plated plastic components to be supplied to automotive OEMs. The facility is due to be completed by 2021.

"Tennessee's automotive industry continues to see major growth," said Tennessee Governor, Bill Lee.

"Tennessee is home to four OEMs, which makes it a perfect location for an automotive supplier like Minth to succeed. I appreciate Minth's decision to expand in Lewisburg and create more than 250 new jobs in Marshall County and wish them future success in Tennessee."

For her part, Minth Regional GM, Natalie Chin added: "This will allow us to better serve our customers and support local communities. We are grateful for the partnership we have with the State and local governments."