ARJ officially becomes Toyota Boshoku Tennessee
By: David Thomas, The Jackson Sun on Aug 11, 2016
|Kimihiko Sumino (center), president of Toyota Boshoku Tennessee, joins Jackson Mayor Jerry Gist and Madison County Mayor Jimmy Harris for its ribbon cutting ceremony. The Jackson Chamber's Ben Ferguson and Mandy White are pictured to the left of Mayor Gist.|
Seeking to better align the facility within the Toyota Boshoku America Inc. family, ARJ Manufacturing officially became Toyota Boshoku Tennessee today, following a ribbon cutting at its Jackson location.
Toyota Boshoku Tennessee is a supplier of automotive interior parts to various automotive manufacturers, including Toyota Motor.
The Jackson facility, which employs 281 team members, manufactures stamped and welded seat components.
Located at 3300 Ridgecrest Road Ext., Toyota Boshoku Tennessee began operations as ARJ Manufacturing, which was a joint venture between ARACO Japan/Johnson Controls Inc., in 2001.
"We are proud to see the name (Toyota Boshoku Tennessee) on the front of the building," said Ikuo Mochizuki, executive vice president of Toyota Boshoku America. "But, what is on the inside is just as important.
Read the article in The Jackson Sun.