HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (May 5, 2021) – Automotive parts supplier, Matsu Alabama, Inc. (Matsu) is expanding production at its Huntsville, Alabama facility, located on Kellner Road SW. The expansion includes significant investments in new and upgraded equipment to scale up production, adding two new Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) to Matsu’s client base. The $8.5 million investment will add production lines and increase capacity to meet the growing needs of Matsu’s existing and new customers. Matsu’s site currently employs 217 full-time employees; this project will add at least 10 new full-time manufacturing jobs to the existing team.
Matsu’s Director of US Operations, Robert Teixeira said, “Matsu Alabama is proud to be part of the Huntsville community and is excited about the opportunity to grow our customer base, create jobs, and increase production volume at our Huntsville site.”
Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle offered his support to the team.
“We congratulate Matsu Alabama on their most recent expansion, further proof that Huntsville is a great place to do business in the automotive sector,” said Mayor Battle. “Matsu Alabama is an important partner in our region’s advanced manufacturing ecosystem. Their success is our success.”
The 165,000 sq. ft. Huntsville facility has already gone through two expansions since 2004. In 2005, the company added 45,000 square feet for a new stamping area with 11 presses. In 2011, a 42,500-square-foot warehouse was built to accommodate significant production and new business growth.
Matsu Alabama, Inc. is part of Matcor-Matsu Group. Established in 1991, the Matcor-Matsu Group is a privately owned Canadian company based in Brampton, Ontario. Designers and manufacturers of precision stamped and assembled metallic components for the automotive industry, Matcor-Matsu operates ten Manufacturing and Tech Centers in Canada, the United States, and Mexico, and employs 1,458 people globally. Matcor-Matsu Group is a leading supplier to many OEMs and global Tier I suppliers.
For additional information about Matcor-Matsu and for career opportunities, please visit: https://www.matcor-matsu.com/