Toyota expanding Jackson Co. plant creating 250+ new jobs

Gov. Brian Kemp made the announcement today.

Toyota Industries Electric Systems North America, Inc., (TIESNA) will expand its Toyota Industries Corporation (Toyota Industries) campus in Pendergrass with a new manufacturing facility valued at $69 million in investment. Gov. Kemp, Japanese Consul General Mio Maeda, local officials, and TIESNA officials broke ground at the site this afternoon.

TIESNA is a subsidiary of Toyota Industries, which is headquartered in Japan and develops and manufactures automobile-related products, including car air-conditioning compressors and car electronics components for worldwide carmakers. The Group has operated in Pendergrass since 2004, starting with TD Automotive Compressor Georgia, LLC (TACG), followed by Toyota Industries Compressor Parts America, Co. (TICA) in 2012. These companies currently support more than 400 jobs in Jackson County.

TIESNA’s new facility will be located at the 1700 Valentine Industrial Parkway campus in Pendergrass. The new facility will produce DC-to-DC converters, which converts high voltage to low voltage to supply power to auxiliary equipment. Operations are expected to begin in 2025.