Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Mann and Hummel USA officials announced today that the manufacturer will invest $15 million and create up to 50 jobs at its facility in Dunlap over the next five years.
Mann and Hummel will invest in new equipment and building improvements at its Dunlap plant, which opened in 2011. The company’s Sequatchie County location produces air intake manifolds and filtration systems for automotive OEMs. Currently Mann and Hummel employs nearly 300 at its Dunlap facility.
Once complete, the capital investment will allow Mann and Hummel to meet growing demand from automotive OEMs as well as manufacturers of commercial and industrial vehicles. The company anticipates the majority of the new jobs will be in production.
Headquartered in Ludwigsburg, Germany, Mann and Hummel and its subsidiaries employ more than 21,000 people at more than 80 locations worldwide. Within the USA, Mann and Hummel has operations in California, Illinois, Michigan, Nevada, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.
Mann and Hummel is a global leader in filtration solutions for automobiles, industrial applications, clean air interior spaces and the sustainable use of water. The company develops, produces and distributes a number of filtration products, and is heavily involved in research and development for future filtration needs. For the transportation market, Mann and Hummel’s lineup includes air cleaner systems, intake manifold systems, liquid filter systems, plastic components, filer media, cabin filters, industrial filters and membrane filters.