DETROIT, May 20 (Reuters) - Auto parts maker Johnson Controls Inc said on Tuesday it will open a new manufacturing plant in Georgia in 2009 to supply parts for South Korea's Kia Motors Corp in the United States. Johnson Controls plans to start production at its new West Point, Georgia, plant in the fall of 2009 and expects to hire about 310 people for the plant, the U.S. supplier said in a statement. It will supply complete seat systems and door panels for a next generation SUV for Kia, ...
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