Federal-Mogul will invest $6.2 million to expand its current distribution facility in Smyrna, Tenn., and add 135 jobs in Rutherford County.
Federal-Mogul announced Thursday it is expanding its existing Worldwide Aftermarket Distribution Center in Smyrna due to the recent purchase of part of Affinia's product line. Affinia is a leader in the manufacturing and distribution of automotive replacement products.
As part of this expansion, Federal-Mogul will increase its 600,000-sauare-foot Smyrna facility by another 200,000 square feet. Company officials said the larger warehouse and distribution capacity will allow the distribution complex to become more productive.
"Tennessee continues to set itself apart as a global leader in the automotive industry," said Bill Hagerty, commissioner of economic and community development in Tennessee. "Major automotive manufacturers like Nissan, Volkswagen and General Motors support a robust pipeline of more than 900 automotive manufacturers and suppliers located throughout our state.