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Up to 400 New Jobs for Newnan

June 6, 2013 8:07am (EDT)
Newnan, GA is the Home to the Yamaha ATV
Newnan, GA is the Home to the Yamaha ATV

Yamaha Motor Corporation U.S.A has announced the opening of their newest production facility at the companies Newnan plant.

Yamaha is already the largest employer in Newnan with almost 1,300 employees and is expected to add between 100 and 400 jobs over the next three years.

The Newnan plant assembles the Yamaha All-Terrain Vehicles (ATV).

According to a company news release, “Yamaha continues to ramp up U.S. production thanks to the ATV production transfer, the introduction of all-new products like the Viking, and improving market conditions,” said Mike Martinez, vice president of Yamaha’s ATV/SxS group. “Yamaha is one of the largest motorsports companies in the world, and it is exciting to see the company’s increased emphasis on U.S. manufacturing. The U.S. is the world’s largest ATV and SxS market with more than 70 percent of global sales. It makes great business sense for Yamaha to manufacture these products right here in the U.S. for worldwide distribution.”

The Yamaha U.S.A. corporate headquarters are located in Kennesaw, GA.

For more information on a career with Yamaha U.S.A. click HERE

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