JACKSON, Tenn. -- Bodine Aluminum Inc. will expand its plant here to supply cast aluminum transmission cases and housings for Toyota Motor Manufacturing, West Virginia Inc.
The expansion will boost Bodine's investment from $40 million to $164 million and raise employment from 25 to 220.
In December, Bodine will begin supplying 1 million engine blocks annually to Toyota Motor Manufacturing Inc. Production of the transmission parts will begin in 2007.
Bodine of St. Louis produces cylinder heads, cylinder blocks and other castings for many of Toyota's vehicles produced in North America. Bodine is a subsidiary of Toyota Motor Manufacturing.