ARKAL Automotive hosted a grand opening for its brand new 32,000 square foot facility on May 3rd in Auburn Technology Park West in Auburn, Alabama. AICC Vice President Guy Tessler participated in the ribbon cutting. This is the first US manufacturing operation for the Lower Galilee-based company where ARKAL will produce durable, life-long plastic parts by utilizing advanced thermoplastic technologies and the latest developments in high-quality materials.
“In the first phase of this project, ARKAL will invest approximately $7.2 million and create 25 jobs, and we anticipate even more growth in the future,” said Auburn Mayor Bill Ham, Jr.
ARKAL Automotive, a division of ARKAL Plastic Products, was founded in 1997 and since then, ARKAL has developed a worldwide reputation for design excellence and utilizing state-of-the-art engineering.
“The opportunity to further expand in Auburn places us in an ideal location to serve our customers who have operations in the Southern US including some of the leading OEM’s and Tier 1 suppliers,” said Ram Drori, General Manager of ARKAL Automotive Plastics. “We’re grateful for the support we have received from the City of Auburn and its Industrial Development Board,” he added.