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Grant awarded for expansion of Dadeville parts manufacturer

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DADEVILLE, AL (WSFA) -

Governor Robert Bentley awarded a grant to assist the expansion of a plant in Dadeville which will bring new jobs to the area.

The $350,000  Community Development Block grant will assist the expansion of a Dadeville parts manufacturer for Hyundai and Kia automobiles. The expansion will add 100 new employees to the company.

The company which is located in the William Thweat Industrial Park off U.S. Highway 280, has planned a $9 million expansion that includes a new 100,000-square-foot facility.

"The success of automobile manufacturers in the Southeast depends on high quality parts producers like KwangSung and their skilled Alabama workforce," Bentley said. "I commend KwangSung for its expansion and I am delighted to contribute to the development of new jobs for our residents."

The funding will be used to provide sewer services for the facility. Dadeville is supplying $33,000 as a match for the grant.

A $600,000 grant was previously awarded by ADECA which helped KwangSung to locate in the area.

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