German Company Schmidt Automotive in Auburn announces $7.7 million expansion

Auburn’s Schmidt Automotive today announced a $7.7 million expansion, bringing new automated equipment to its automotive powertrain operation.

The company said the expansion will create another 25 jobs over the next two years at the plant, located on Innovation Drive.

A member of the MAT Foundry Group, Schmidt Automotive first came to Auburn in 2015.

The company makes automotive powertrain components and assemblies, specializing in differentials, transmission shafts, housings, module and system assemblies.

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