ATN Hoelzel LP will invest $6 million to expand its manufacturing operations and relocate its North American headquarters in Chattanooga, TN. The automotive supplier expects to create 100 new jobs in Hamilton County over the next five years.
“ATN is thrilled to announce our newly expanded manufacturing facility in Chattanooga,” said ATN Hoelzel COO Thomas Brandler. “With the support of both the city and state we will be able to attract new talent in the region and create more highly skilled and compensated jobs to drive the manufacturing landscape of our hometown forward. Our expertise in dispensing quality robotic solutions has been recognized by most car manufacturers across North America, who are using our systems in all production areas for their ICE and electric vehicle production lines. The U.S. manufacturing facility has become our second largest plant worldwide and perfectly complements our German Production and Services offered at the headquarters in Saxony, Germany.”
ATN will relocate its current Hamilton County facility to an existing 55,000-square-foot facility in Chattanooga. The company will retrofit the existing space to include 15,000 square feet of office space as well as other upgrades at the facility. The new operations will function as the company’s North American headquarters and manufacturing facility.
“I am glad that ATN has seen the advantages of doing business in Tennessee and has chosen to expand its operations in Chattanooga,” said Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (TNECD) Commissioner Bob Rolfe. “Tennessee is home to more than 120 German-owned companies that employ nearly 20,000 Tennesseans. I want to thank ATN for creating 100 new jobs and increasing our foreign direct investment in Tennessee.”
ATN, a subsidiary of German-based ATN Hoelzel GmbH, is a leading supplier and system integrator of the automotive industry with its main focus in fully automated and robot guided gluing equipment. The company’s customers include premium automotive OEMs that fully rely on ATN’s services, equipment and turnkey solutions.
“Tennessee puts a major emphasis on foreign direct investment,” said Governor Bill Lee. “Currently, there are more than 1,000 foreign-based companies in Tennessee, and I am proud that German-based ATN has chosen to expand and locate its North American headquarters in Chattanooga. I appreciate ATN for creating 100 new jobs in Hamilton County and wish them future success.”
Since 2015, TNECD has supported 41 projects in Hamilton County, resulting in the creation of more than 6,000 new jobs and approximately $1.5 billion in capital investment.
“This announcement is great news for Hamilton County,” said Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger. “We are glad to add ATN Hoelzel to the list of 113 other companies that have expanded their Hamilton County operations over the last eight years. ATN Hoelzel’s decision to not only expand their manufacturing facility, but to locate their North American headquarters here is proof once again that the eyes of the business world turn to Hamilton County for future economic success.”
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