SaarGummi Tennessee, Inc. will expand its manufacturing operations in Pulaski, TN by purchasing additional finishing equipment and improving existing infrastructure. SaarGummi Tennessee, a manufacturer of innovative sealing systems for the automotive industry, will create more than 150 new jobs over the next five years.
“SaarGummi Tennessee is suppling advanced technology products on the highest quality level, and has proven in the last few years that we are a reliable partner for the local automotive industry,” said SaarGummi North America COO Dr. Markus Wittmann. “As a consequence, I am excited to see a remarkable growth of business for our facility in Pulaski, Tennessee.”
SaarGummi manufactures extruded and injected molded elastomer products for the automotive industry. The company operates worldwide out of 15 locations in Europe, North and South America and Asia with a total of approximately 5,000 employees.
“We are grateful for SaarGummi Tennessee’s ongoing commitment to our state and for the new jobs that will be created in Pulaski,” said Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam. “The momentum of our automotive sector is a direct result of the success of the many manufacturers, suppliers and other automotive-related companies that call our state home, and today’s announcement brings us one step closer toward our goal of becoming the No. 1 location in the Southeast for high quality jobs.”
“Tennessee’s automotive sector employs 111,000 people at more than 900 establishments throughout the state, and these numbers are further strengthened by companies like SaarGummi Tennessee,” said Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd. “It means a great deal when companies choose to locate in Tennessee, but when they expand their presence here, it’s a vote of confidence to the many competitive advantages our state has to offer. I appreciate SaarGummi Tennessee’s continued investment in Giles County and wish them much continued success.”