GF to Build $184M HPDC Plant

GF Casting Solutions will return to the U.S. market with a new high-pressure diecasting operation in Augusta, GA, to start production by 2027. The reported $184 million operation was announced by the Georgia Department of Economic Development, which sponsoring an incentives package to the metalcaster estimated at $28 million. The plant will produce cast aluminum parts “with a special focus on aluminum focus on large structural components for the automotive industry.”

According to the state’s announcement, the plant will employ 350 people.

“Building a high-pressure diecasting facility is a very long-term investment,” stated GF Casting Solutions president Carlos Vasto. “The new facility will complete our footprint to become truly global in the e-mobility market.

“We are looking forward to bringing leading technology to the U.S. and to creating advanced manufacturing jobs for several generations in Georgia. The location is ideal for addressing the thriving automotive industry in the region.”

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