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Lear Breaking Ground On Plant In AL

Automotive supplier Lear Corp. is breaking ground Friday on a plant that will bring 150 jobs to Alabama's Tuscaloosa County.

VANCE, Ala. (AP) — Automotive supplier Lear Corp. is breaking ground Friday on a plant that will bring 150 jobs to Alabama's Tuscaloosa County.

Lear manufactures automotive seating and electrical systems. It also has locations in Selma and Montgomery.

Mercedes-Benz, which has a plant in Vance, is strengthening its supplier network as it prepares to begin building Class sedans at its Alabama plant in 2014.

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