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Italy Invests in US: Alabama Governor Ivey announces expansion of 2A SpA's auto parts foundry in Auburn

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced this week that 2A S.p.A. , a prominent Italian die-casting company, plans to invest $15 million to expand its foundry in Auburn, where it serves as a Tier 1 supplier to major producers of automobiles and heavy trucks. The expansion project at 2A USA in Auburn will create more than 50 jobs and double the Auburn facility’s current die-casting area. “2A has earned a reputation for technical innovation, and its decision to expand its Alabama manufacturing operation is a testament to its skilled workforce in Auburn,” Ivey said. “We’re thrilled that this first-class


The Centro de Innovación Italiano-Mexicano en Manufactura de Alta Tecnología Hidalgo (CIIMMATH), in coordination with the Italian Institute for Foreign Trade (ICE) and the Italian Association of Manufacturers of Machinery and Products for the Foundry Industry (AMAFOND), will give a training course in the aluminum die casting process (DIE-CASTING), by the Italian specialist engineer Claudio Mus. The course, which will last three days, will be held at the facilities in Ciudad Sahagún, Tepeapulco, with the purpose of consolidating the creation of the Technological Center for Aluminum Die Casting"