- Project will create more than 150 new jobs in Chester County over the next five years
- This is the company’s third Henderson expansion since 2008
HENDERSON, Tenn. – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Arvin Sango, Inc. officials announced today that the company will expand in Henderson.
The automotive products manufacturer will create 153 new jobs in Chester County over the next five years.
Arvin Sango is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sango Co., Ltd. and a world leader in manufacturing automotive emissions systems. It supplies stamped auto body parts and door safety parts for the automotive industry. The company’s customers include major brands such as Toyota and Nissan. Sango Co. is headquartered in Japan, and Arvin Sango is headquartered in Indiana.
Arvin Sango will expand its existing manufacturing operations in Henderson to keep up with the company’s growing demand. This represents the company’s third Henderson expansion since 2008.
Since 2015, TNECD has supported 68 projects in Southwest Tennessee, resulting in the creation of more than 4,000 jobs and approximately $830 million in capital investment.
“I want to thank Arvin Sango for choosing to expand its operations in Chester County. This year nearly 50 percent of the jobs that have been created in Tennessee have been in our rural communities. It’s because of companies like Arvin Sango that Tennessee will continue to see major growth in rural counties and all across the state. I appreciate Arvin Sango for its continued investment in Henderson.” – Governor Bill Lee
“Tennessee continues to be a hub for manufacturing companies. With more than 2,300 advanced manufacturing establishments that call Tennessee home, our state is the perfect location for a company like Arvin Sango to continue to succeed. I appreciate Arvin Sango for creating more than 150 new jobs in Chester County and for its continued foreign direct investment in rural Tennessee.” – TNECD Commissioner Bob Rolfe
“Arvin Sango is excited to start the third expansion of our facility in Henderson. From the first time we visited Henderson more than 10 years ago we have enjoyed a strong partnership with the local and state government that has allowed us to create an award-winning, world-class manufacturing facility in Southwest Tennessee. This expansion allows us to better support our customers in the region and to support their growth.” – Arvin Sango Vice President of Operations Scott Hubbard
“Since 2008, Arvin Sango has been a part of Henderson’s vibrant growth, and we are thankful for its further investment in the city of Henderson. We appreciate the contribution that Arvin Sango and its team members are making in our community. This expansion is a testament to the great people who make up our workforce. We are also grateful to the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development for its vital assistance with this project.” – City of Henderson Mayor Bobby King
“This is a great day for Chester County. Existing manufacturers are very important to us and I appreciate the confidence that Arvin Sango has in our community by continuing to expand in Henderson. We could not ask for a better partner in moving Chester County forward, and I am excited about the employment opportunities available as a result of this expansion.” – Chester County Mayor Barry Hutcherson
“TVA and Southwest Tennessee Electric Membership Cooperative congratulate Arvin Sango on its decision to expand operations and create new job opportunities in Chester County. TVA is committed to its mission to serve the people of the Valley by fostering job creation and investment, and we are proud to partner with Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, Chester County Chamber, Chester County and the City of Henderson to help further that mission.” – TVA General Manager of Global Business, Heidi Smith
“This historic job investment by Arvin Sango in Chester County serves as testament to the confidence the company has in our workforce. It will have a huge positive impact on citizens and businesses throughout our communities. I congratulate all of our state and local officials who helped secure these jobs. I look forward to continuing to work with them to provide a business climate that draws economic development to our area, as well as, provide a world class education that gives our students the best opportunity for a high-quality job.” – Sen. Dolores Gresham (R-Somerville)
“Arvin Sango’s strong investment in our community is tremendous news for our citizens. I was honored to partner with Sen. Gresham, Governor Lee, our Department of Economic and Community Development, and officials with Arvin Sango to help secure these high-quality jobs. I will continue to fight for new resources to support our local leaders in their ongoing efforts to attract and retain new businesses both in our community and across Tennessee.” –– Rep. Kirk Haston (R-Lobelville)
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