MöllerTech Holds Grand Opening for New Plastic Injection Molding Facility in Alabama
German automotive supplier MöllerTech proudly held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially open its new facility in Woodstock, Alabama. The 151,313 s.f. facility produces interior parts for automakers such as Mercedes-Benz.
“This new state-of-the-art plant has been a tremendous effort for everyone involved,” said Gunther Schmidt, CEO of MöllerGroup, MöllerTech's parent company.
“We just opened this building, and we plan to be here for many, many years to come,” added Steve Jordan, president of MöllerTech USA LLC.
MöllerTech selected Gray Construction to design and build its advanced manufacturing facility, which will serve as a flagship U.S. operation for the company. Located just six miles from the Vance, Ala., campus for Mercedes-Benz, another Gray customer, the facility will specifically manufacture parts for Mercedes-Benz's next-generation SUVs.
“It’s been an exciting journey to partner with MöllerTech on the company’s new manufacturing facility,” said Stephen Gray, president and CEO of Gray Construction. “The company is making a significant impact in both the state of Alabama and the auto industry, and Gray is proud to have been part of this great project.”
The plant currently employs some 50 people but expects to have 222 team members once it reaches full capacity in 2019.
Founded nearly 300 years ago, MöllerGroup is family-owned company with 1,800 employees worldwide. MöllerTech is the premium partner within the MöllerGroup, acknowledged worldwide for the development and production of plastic parts in the automotive industry. The company also provides surfacing, flocking, leather covering, gluing and stitching services.
For more information on MöllerTech, visit https://www.moellergroup.com/en/moellertech/.
About Gray Construction
Gray Construction is a nationally-ranked engineering, architecture and construction firm with nearly 60 years of experience in manufacturing, automotive, food and beverage, distribution and retail facility construction. Currently, Gray has several large projects that are underway or recently completed including: a Mercedes-Benz manufacturing facility in Vance, Ala.; a manufacturing facility for automotive supplier MöllerTech USA, LLC in Woodstock, Ala.; a foundry and mechanical machining building for Fritz Winter North America LP in Franklin, Ky.; a new paint shop for Volvo Car US Operations Inc. in conjunction with Eisenmann Corporation in Ridgeville, S.C.; and a manufacturing facility for Italian paper product manufacturer Sofidel in Circleville, Ohio.
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