Quaprotek To Open West Tennessee Plant

Governor Bill Haslam was in West Tennessee today to announce the opening of auto supplier.

Quaprotek USA plans to spend $22 million to retrofit a building in Ripley, Tennessee.

According to an announcement from the state economic and community development office, the German-based manufacturer will create more than 120 jobs over the next five years. Most of the hiring is planned for the second half of 2012. The company says it will make metal parts for vehicles, engines, and power trains at the facility in Lauderdale County.

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