German manufacturer of BMW parts coming to Gaston County

A new, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility is bound for Gaston County.

Gov. Roy Cooper announced Thursday that German-based manufacturer, Heyco-Werk USA, will spend nearly $13 million to build the auto-plastic site at Apple Creek Corporate Center outside of the town of Dallas.

German company to bring 200 new jobs to Iredell County

The expansion is expected to create 34 jobs with an average annual salary of $63,000.

It will be Heyco-Werk’s second location in North Carolina.

The company, which is a subsidiary of Heyco Group, makes plastic molded parts for BMW’s SUV models worldwide.