Hyundai and LGES Make $2 Billion Investment in Right to Work Georgia

Right to Work Georgia Economic Update

Hyundai and LGES are teaming up in order to improve their battery cell manufacturing facility in Right to Work Bryan County, Georgia. In order to accomplish the task, the companies are investing a total of $2 billion altogether. As a result, they will also create 400 new jobs. So this is an exciting economic development!

From Area Development Magazine:

“This incremental investment in Bryan County reflects our continued commitment to create a more sustainable future powered by American workers. […] Hyundai is proud to partner with LGES and we are grateful for the support of Governor Kemp and the many communities throughout the State of Georgia that help drive our operations everyday as we work to be a global leader in the electrified mobility industry.” […]

“Governor Kemp set a goal of Georgia becoming the top location for EV manufacturing in the United States, and with this announcement today, the state is in a great position to claim that distinction. […] Through our focus on building an ecosystem that supports the entire EV supply chain, Georgia continues to add to our industry-leading success, bringing the jobs of the future home to Georgians in every corner of the state. State and community partners like the Savannah-area JDA, utility providers, Georgia Ports Authority, and Georgia Quick Start create a collaborative, business-friendly environment that sets Georgia up for success. Congratulations to LGES, Hyundai Motor Group, and all the partners we are celebrating today!”

“Today’s announcement that Hyundai Motor Group and LG Energy Solution will make an additional investment in the onsite EV battery cell manufacturing joint venture will bring 400 additional well-paying jobs for those in the Savannah region. […] The continued investment by Hyundai Motor Group and the announced suppliers like LG Energy Solution is truly remarkable and will be transformative for our region.”


To read the previous economic update on Right to Work states, click here.