The Kansas City city council is expected to approve tax incentives for an expansion of the area's automotive manufacturing industry this afternoon.
Wednesday, a council committee endorsed ten-year tax abatement and $10.5 million in industrial revenue bonds to help turn a building in the east bottoms into a manufacturing facility for auto interior components. Troy Curran of Grupo Anolin says the company already has 2700 people working n North America.
The plant will employ 118 people earning an average of $31,000 a year to turn out products like headliners and dome-light assemblies for the Ford Claycomo plant.
The Spanish-based company hopes to also become a supplier for the GM assembly plant.