Adler Pelzer Opens Door on Flagship Plant in Athens, TN

30 Jul 2014

MCMINN COUNTY, TN (WRCB) - The promise of the new CrossBlue being built in Chattanooga brings with it the promise of new jobs not only at the VW plant, but also area auto supply companies.

A new supply plant in McMinn County officially opened its doors Tuesday. The Adler Pelzer Group facility sits just off Exit 52 on I-75 in Athens. The auto supplier group already employs more than 120 people. As demand grows from auto makers like Volkswagen, that number is expected to grow to at two hundred and twenty. VW leadership says it is all a part of the 'ripple effect' that comes with expansion. Read More