Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia Funds Robotics Programs Throughout the Region
Posted on December 22nd, 2014 by Patrick Sands
(West Point, GA.) Dec. 22, 2014 – In support of robotics programs in area schools, Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc. (KMMG) has recently made contributions totaling $10,000 to Troup County Schools, Harris County Schools, Lanett City Schools, Springwood School and LaGrange Academy. These contributions will be used to help enhance the programs at each of these schools.
“It is exciting to see the impact robotics are having on students in this area,” said Randy Jackson, KMMG’s senior vice president of human resources and administration. “We are happy to help support these programs that provide such a great chance for students to learn and work with technology.”
Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc. (KMMG) is the first manufacturing site in North America for Kia Motors Corporation based in Seoul, Korea. With an annual capacity of 360,000 units, KMMG is located on 2,200 acres in West Point, Georgia, and began mass production on Nov. 16, 2009. KMMG is home to the Sorento CUV and the Optima mid-size sedan, two of the brand’s top selling models in the U.S.