Business & Tech
8:16 am
Thu November 21, 2013

Auto Manufacturing Expanding In Kansas City Area

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.