International Business

Foreign Investment

Company

Employees

         

Service/Product

BRAZIL

 

   

 

Fras-le North America

150

   

Block/Disc Brakes

CHINA

 

   

 

Shandong Swan USA

10

   

Cotton Ginning Equipment

FRANCE

 

   

 

Faurecia 

3

 

 

Exhaust Systems

Hodgson Concrete Company, Inc.

35

   

Ready Mix Concrete

GERMANY
       

Gerhardi
*announced in 2016

*

   

Injection Molding/Electroplating

IRELAND

 

   

 

Mid-South Paving, Inc.

50

   

Asphalt/Aggregates

JAPAN

 

   

 

Denso Manufacturing

45

   

Automobile HVAC

Kowa Pharmaceuticals America, Inc.

330

   

Branded Pharmaceuticals

M-Tek, Inc.

140

   

Plastic Injection Molding

NIFCO

25

   

Automobile Interior Parts

Rheem Water Heaters

1,147

   

Water Heaters

Ricoh Business Solutions

9

   

Office Equipment

Thermalex, Inc.

210

   

Aluminum Extrusion

SAUDI ARABIA

 

   

 

SABIC Innovative Plastics

315

   

Plastic Resin

SINGAPORE
 

VT Miltope

146

   

Computer Storage Device Manufacturing

SOUTH KOREA

 

   

 

A-Hiteco

26

 

 

Automobile Parts

Auto Electronic America, LLC

14

   

Factory Automation Systems

Chowel Weldparts

200

 

 

Resistance Welding

CS Eng

25

   

Pallets/Containers/Steel Fabrication

Daehan Solutions

250

   

Sound Insulation Components

DAS North America

417

   

Seat Components

Dyvis, Inc.

150

   

Recycling

E & I, Inc.

22

   

Sealants/Undercoatings

Glovia - Total Safety Corp.

8

   

Safety Gloves

Glovis Alabama

832

   

Warehousing/Logistics

Glovis America

545

   

Logistics

Hanil USA

330

   

Plastic/Steel Tube Components

Hantal Alabama Corp.

90

   

Painting of Body Parts/Chassis

Hinge Tech USA

10

   

Conveyor Belts/Small Cranes

HSS

25

   

Logistics

Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama

3,100

   

Automobiles

Hyundai Power Transformers USA, Inc.

308

   

Electrical Transformers

KJ USA

7

   

Seats

KOAM Maintenance

10

   

Forklift Maintenance/Repair

Kukdong

10

   

Brake and Washer Fluids/Antifreeze

Kyungshin Lear

64

   

Wire Harnesses

MOBIS Alabama, LLC

1,400

   

Cockpit/Chassis Modules/Bumper Assembly

PHA Body Systems

140

   

Door Modules

Seco Komos

7

   

Steering Wheels

Sejong Alabama, USA

140

   

Mufflers/Exhaust Systems

Seung Kwang, LLC

74

   

Conveyors

Sewon

3

   

Warehouse/Distribution

Shinsung Petrochemical

20

   

Sealants/Fluids

SSA Packaging

50

   

Warehousing and Logistics

Sungwon Alabama Corp.

20

   

Wiring for Process Control Equipment

Sungwoo USA Corporation

8

   

Batteries

Sys-Con LLC

105

   

General Contractor

YESAC, Alabama Corporation

80

   

Automation Machinery/Pallets/Racks

YESOL Corporation

20

   

Logistics

SPAIN

 

   

 

Viscofan USA

156

   

Sausage/Meat Casings

TAIWAN

 

   

 

Regitar U.S.A., Inc.

27

   

Ignition Parts/Power Tools

UNITED KINGDOM

 

   

 

GKN Aerospace

1,000

   

Aircraft Parts

 

Foreign Direct Investment from South Korea

In 2002, South Korean-based Hyundai Motor Company selected Montgomery as the location of its first North American production facility, a $1 billion investment. Shortly after, Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama (HMMA) was incorporated. HMMA has received numerous awards, including most efficient and productive auto OEM in North America.

International Officer School

Montgomery is home to Maxwell Air Force Base and the Air University International Officer School (IOS).  Established in 1954, IOS has graduated more than 11,000 high-ranking international officers from 136 countries. Last year more than 350 international officers representing 76 nations participated in the program. The school educates international officers about American society, institutions and ideals. It introduces them to the political, military and socio-economic aspects of American culture. Montgomery residents embrace these international officers and their families during their stay. Relationships are maintained after these officers go on to lead their country’s military operations.   

Montgomery Korean Saturday School



The Montgomery Korean Saturday School:
  • Serves more than 300 students, kindergarten through 12th grade
  • Certified Korean teachers
  • Structured classroom spaces
  • Curriculum focuses on math, Chinese characters and Korean language
  • Preparation for transition back to Korean education system

International Family Support Office

Montgomery offers a personalized assimilation program that ensures successful transitions for international families. Established in 2002, this program has helped hundreds of international families experience a smooth and positive relocation to Montgomery.

Examples of Services:
  • Housing
  • School selection assistance for children
  • Medical needs
  • English classes / instruction
  • Administrative / bureaucratic / legal issues
  • Lifestyle