Topre America Corp. has announced plans to expand its existing facility in Smyrna, representing a $37.8 million capital investment and the creation of 50 jobs.
Topre America provides automotive stamping and body structure assemblies for Nissan, Honda and Toyota. The current announcement is the third phase of the company’s expansion plans to meet the growing demand for its products. Phase I opened in 2017 and Phase II is currently under construction.
“Between the talented workforce, geographic location and strong demand for our products, we’ve found an ideal spot in Rutherford County for our growing operation,” said Topre America Vice President Brad Pepper. “We are excited to announce the third phase of our expansion and ready to continue moving forward.”
“Congratulations to Topre America on their decision to expand,” said Smyrna Mayor Mary Esther Reed. “We are pleased that the company has a found a successful home in Smyrna, and look forward to many more years of continued success.”
“We congratulate Topre America as they continue to expand their presence here,” said Destination Rutherford Chairman Bill Jones. “It’s rewarding to know that Rutherford County continues to offer a vibrant business environment where companies can prosper.”
“TVA and Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation congratulate Topre America on its latest expansion in Rutherford County,” said TVA Senior Vice President of Economic Development John Bradley. “It’s always an exciting day when a company is committed to continuing growth in the Valley and we are pleased to partner with the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce, town of Smyrna and Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development to celebrate this announcement.”
Founded in 1935 and headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Topre began as a manufacturer of pressed components for automotive equipment.