In April, German auto parts supplier HP Pelzer Automotive Systems announced it will open a $28-million plant and create 200 jobs in Athens (McMinn County) that will supply the $1-billion Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga.
German-language readers can find an overview why so many German companies open subsidiaries around Chattanooga here.
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