Greeneville auto supplier adding production, jobs

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Automotive supplier Huf North America will create 100 jobs in Greene County with a $20 million plant expansion.

The expansion was announced in Nashville on Thursday by Gov. Bill Haslam, Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty and representatives of the company.

Huf will build a 52,000-square-foot addition onto its current structure in Greeneville for a plastic injection molding and paint facility. Customer deliveries are scheduled to begin at the first of 2014.

Huf North America is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Huf Hulsbeck & Furst GmbH & Co. KG, based in Velbert, Germany.

The company is a global leader in mechanical and electronic key systems, lock sets, steering locks and remote control systems for the automotive industry.

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