Borgers To Build Alabama Plant To Supply Mercedes-Benz

Germany-based Johann Borgers GmbHandCo. KG, an automotive carpet supplier, is currently scouting a
Tuscaloosa County, Ala., site for its first US plant, reports Developing Alabama.According to the
Alabama Development Office publication, Borgers USA will build a $5 million plant that will employ
70 associates to supply the Mercedes-Benz plant in Vance, Ala., which assembles the M-Class
sport-utility vehicle and is undergoing a $600 million expansion.

May 2003