West Point, Ga., June 7, 2012 – Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc. (KMMG) recently joined City of West Point officials for the grand opening ceremony of the city’s new fire station on Kia Parkway. The new station, located on KMMG’s 2,259-acre site, will be a big benefit to the West Point community and will mean improved response time for the plant.
“The opening of the new West Point Fire Department facility will mean a great deal to the city in the years to come,” said Randy Jackson, KMMG’s vice president of human resources and administration. “We are very proud to see this project come to a completion and look forward to continuing our strong partnership with the city. The new location of the West Point Fire Department makes it KMMG’s next door neighbor.”
About Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia
Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc. (KMMG) is the first manufacturing site in North America for Kia Motors Corporation based in Seoul, Korea. KMMG is located on 2,200 acres in West Point, Georgia, and began mass production on Nov. 16, 2009. KMMG is home to the 2013 Sorento CUV and the 2012 Optima mid-size sedan, two of the brand’s top selling models. Beginning in 2012, the plant has the ability to build 360,000 vehicles annually from U.S. and globally-sourced parts.
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