Governor Abbott Delivers Remarks At Aisin AW Groundbreaking In Cibolo

November 4, 2019 | Austin, Texas | Press Release

Governor Greg Abbott today attended and delivered remarks at the ceremonial groundbreaking of Aisin AW in Cibolo. In September, Aisin AW and Toyota announced a combined $800 million investment in Texas, with Aisin investing $400 million in its future facility in Cibolo, which will support 900 new jobs. The Governor spoke of Texas' expanding role as a manufacturing and automotive powerhouse, and the growing partnership between Aisin and the Lone Star State. 

"There is no label more powerful than 'Made in Texas' and we are proving that once again with this new facility," said Governor Abbott. "I was honored to meet with Aisin executives during my economic development trip to Japan to discuss this investment, as well as our shared commitment to strengthening this partnership. Working together, we will continue to grow the Aisin brand in Texas, create more jobs, and expand economic prosperity throughout the Lone Star State."

Aisin Seiki Co, Ltd. is a Japanese corporation that develops and produces components and systems for the automotive industry and manufactures auto transmission parts for Toyota vehicles. Aisin AW, a brand of the the Aisin Seiki company, was established in 1969 and is headquartered near Nagoya, Japan. The company develops, manufactures, and distributes automatic transmissions, hybrid systems, car navigation systems, and other automotive parts. Governor Abbott met with Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd. and Aisin AW executives during an economic development mission to Japan in September 2019.