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Mazda Toyota Manufacturing announces additional $830M investment

Gov. Kay Ivey said that MTM plans for up to 4,000 new jobs and has already hired approximately 600 employees.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Mazda Toyota Manufacturing (MTM) has announced an additional $830 million investment to incorporate new technologies to its production lines and provide enhanced training to its employees.

Gov. Kay Ivey Ivey said that MTM plans for up to 4,000 new jobs and has already hired approximately 600 employees. In total, $2.311 billion have been invested in the facility in Huntsville.

“Toyota’s presence in Alabama continues to build excitement about future opportunities that lie ahead, both for our economy and for the residents of our great state,” Gov. Ivey said. “Mazda and Toyota’s increased commitment to the development of this manufacturing plant reiterates their belief in the future of manufacturing in America and the potential for the state of Alabama to be an economic leader in the wake of unprecedented economic change.”

The plant's construction is underway with 75% to 100% completion on its roofing, siding, floor slabs, ductwork, fire protection and electrical.

“Mazda Toyota Manufacturing is proud to call Alabama home. Through strong support from our state and local partners, we have been able to further incorporate cutting-edge manufacturing technologies, provide world-class training for team members and develop the highest quality production processes,” said Mark Brazeal, vice president of administration at MTM. “As we prepare for the start of production next year, we look forward to developing our future workforce and serving as a hometown company for many years to come.” 

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