Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that TEKLAS, a Turkish advanced research and development, manufacturing company and supplier of electric vehicle (EV) parts, will invest $6.5 million in opening their first North American facility and headquarters in Gordon County, delivering 120 jobs to Calhoun.
“It’s a pleasure to welcome TEKLAS to the Peach State,” said Governor Kemp. “I’m confident that our highly skilled workforce, top-notch logistics network, and pro-business environment will make TEKLAS very pleased with their decision to join Georgia’s growing electric vehicle parts industry. As they build their North American headquarters in Gordon County, we’re grateful for the opportunities this will bring to hardworking Georgians and their families in the region.”
Founded in Turkey in 1971, TEKLAS designs, develops, and manufactures fluid circulation systems for cooling and heating applications, which includes hoses and pipes from rubber, plastic, and metal for the global automotive industry. TEKLAS uses highly innovative and automated manufacturing processes using advanced water molding technology. TEKLAS USA will include assembly lines to serve the most prominent original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in the industry with the start of its operations in the spring of 2021.The 200,000-square-foot facility and headquarters will be located at 320 South Industrial Boulevard in Calhoun, Georgia. TEKLAS will be hiring for positions at a variety of skill levels, including positions in advanced manufacturing, management, and supervision. Individuals interested in careers with TEKLAS are encouraged to visit http://teklas.com/talent for additional information.