Grant & Loan Awards: Meriwether County


Meriwether County

EDGE Fund: $1,425,450

Awarded: 12/01/2008

Applicant: Meriwether County Industrial Development Authority

EDGE funds for site preparation costs to support the location of Dongwon Autopart Technology Georgia, LLC (DATG), a Korean-based auto parts manufacturer, to Lone Oak in Meriwether County. DATG plans to construct a 120,000 to 150,000 SF facility on a 30-acre site in the new Meriwether Park. The Company has been a KIA supplier for three years and will manufacture door frames, side impact beams, roof molding, side absorbers and cross bars for the new KIA facility in West Point. DATG is a subsidiary of Dongwon Metal Company, Ltd. (DMC), founded in 1971 and headquartered in the Republic of South Korea. Previously, DMC had a total of nine manufacturing plants on three continents. The Georgia facility is #10 and its second facility in North America.

Total Budgeted Project Cost: $28,635,400

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