Auto supplier to build in Shelbyville

Brakes and chassis parts maker SMW Automotive plans to invest $26 million in a Bedford County plant that will employ about 170 people in five years. Michigan-based SMW runs eight other U.S. plants and supplies to Nissan and Volkswagen, among others. It's the second auto-related ECD in recent weeks for the region between Nashville and Chattanooga: Another Nissan supplier early this month said it will add 34 jobs in Manchester.

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[...] that will soon be home to 385 workers. IB Tech, which manufactures car seat parts, becomes the third auto supplier in the past five weeks to commit to a big investment on Nashville’s southern [...]

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