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Durham Autoparts Maker Announces Expansion

Posted January 16, 2002 7:27 a.m. EST

— Durham's economy received a major shot in the arm Tuesday when AW North Carolina, a Japanese autoparts maker, announced its expansion plans.

The company will double the size of its plant in the Treyburn Corporate Park, making a $160 million investment in the community and adding nearly 450 jobs.

The company hopes to start construction in the spring.

AW North Carolina first moved to Durham in 1998.