OPELIKA, Alabama – Hanwha Cimarron LLC, a maker of carbon fiber-wrapped, high-pressure storage tanks, formally launched a $130 million project today to construct a manufacturing plant in Opelika that will employ 261 people.
Hanwha Cimarron broke ground this morning on the facility, located in the Northeast Opelika Industrial Park.
“At Hanwha Cimarron, we’re excited about what the future holds for us,” CEO David Jeon said. “Today, we break ground for our new manufacturing facility to be located here in Opelika.
“This new facility will continue our company’s growth in the carbon overwrap pressure vessel industry, catering to the needs of aerospace, drone, defense, marine, rail, on-vehicle, gas transport and ground storage solutions,” he added.