PELL CITY, Ala. (AP) — A German automotive provider has introduced an growth of its operations in Alabama that can create practically 80 new jobs.

Eissmann Automotive, in a information launch Monday, mentioned it’s placing $3.4 million into new gear for its new manufacturing line at its facility in Pell Metropolis.

The corporate additionally mentioned it expects to rent an extra 79 folks to help the manufacturing in St. Clair County.

Eissmann Automotive provides automotive inside, trim elements, shifter modules and different components for Mercedes-Benz, Audi, Jeep, Tesla, Porsche, Volkswagon and different automakers. It has 13 areas on three continents.

“It is a testomony each to the corporate’s capability to provide an important product and the religion they’ve in St. Clair County’s workforce,” St. Clair County Fee Chairman Stan Batemon mentioned.

Eismann Automotive Plant Director Tracy Breeding mentioned the corporate is “very happy” to work with Pell Metropolis, the county fee and the state’s Division of Commerce.

“They’ve been fantastic companions as we proceed to spend money on Pell Metropolis to supply high quality service and merchandise to our valued prospects,” Breeding mentioned.