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Shape Corp. selects Alabama for $24 million manufacturing facility

ATHENS, Alabama – Michigan-based Shape Corp. announced today that it will open a new injection molding and roll forming operation in the north Alabama city of Athens, expanding the company’s network of global manufacturing facilities.

Shape engineers, tests and manufactures metal and plastic components in North America, Europe and Asia for an array of industries, including automotive, office furniture, medical, agriculture and more. The family owned company, founded in 1974, has more than 3,000 employees and facilities in the U.S., Mexico, France, Czech Republic, China and Japan

“The Shape project will bring 170 jobs to our community,” Athens Mayor Ronnie Marks said. “This $24 million investment by Shape Corp. shows that Athens continues to be attractive to industries.”

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