• Aisin Electronics Illinois to Expand

    On September 26, 2014, Aisin Electronics Illinois (AEIL) announced they would be expanding their facilities located in Marion, Illinois. The project will add 160,000 square feet to the current building. In addition, the company plans on adding nearly 100 new jobs.

    According to Chairman of the Regional Economic Development Council Dutch Doelitzsch, they are proud that Aisin has chosen to expand in southern Illinois.

    “We fought hard for this facility. They looked at California and Kentucky,” said Doelitzsch.

    The expansion of Aisin Electronics Illinois will triple the current size of the plant and more than triple the amount of employees.

    AEIL has been located in Marion, Illinois since 2004 and is a subsidiary of Aisin Holdings of America. AEIL is known for manufacturing electronic components for sliding doors, sunroofs and smart keys. Aisin Electronics Illinois is one of three Aisin companies in Southern Illinois.

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