Janesville Acoustics Selects Warrensburg, Mo.
30 Jan, 2014
Janesville Acoustics, a Jason Incorporate Co., a global family of auto manufacturing companies, announced it will invest $13.4 million in Warrensburg, located near Kansas City. The company will build a new 155,000-square-foot manufacturing facility to supply GM’s Fairfax, Kan., assembly plant, and expects to create 164 full-time jobs.
The company will initially produce trunk liners, specialized carpets and dash liners along with acoustical insulation for the GM Chevy Malibu. “In Warrensburg we have found a geographic location that will allow us to exceed the expectations of customers, a capable workforce, and a state and local government that are very welcoming and supportive of our project,” says David Cataldi, president, Janesville Acoustics.
The state of Missouri’s automotive industry has experienced a rebound in recent years. Ford Motor Co. and GM has invested a combined $1.5 billion and created thousands of jobs to produce all-new and next-generation vehicles at their facilities in Claycomo, Mo. and Wentzville, Mo., respectively. Auto supplier expansions have also increased. Janesville Acoustics joins Yanfeng USA Automotive Trim Systems, SRG Global, Adrian Steel, Toyota Bodine and Grupo Antolin North America.
Learn more at the Missouri Department of Economic Development.
Source: Missouri Governor Jay Nixon’s Office