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Perfection Clutch Coming to Hazelwood, Gets MO Economic Incentive Package

The new business is said to bring 10 news jobs and auto parts made in China.

On Tuesday the Missouri Department of Economic Development announced an automotive distribution warehouse is moving to Hazelwood.

Perfection Clutch will make the move to the site, located at 630 Lambert Point Drive, in the first quarter of 2013, and is expected to create 10 local jobs.

The company distributes auto parts to customers in the United States that are manufactured at its facility in China. They are aftermarket parts for the automotive industry like clutches, flywheels and clutch hydraulics.

The company’s top customers include O’Reilly, Auto Zone and Advanced Auto Parts stores.

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Perfection Clutch chose the Hazelwood site over a location in the state of Illinois. It plans to renovate the facility into its new warehouse.

The state of Missouri will give an economic incentive package to Perfection Clutch that includes $88,900 in Enhanced Enterprise Zone tax credits and $15,000 in Recruitment Assistance funds.

DED worked with the St. Louis Regional Chamber and Growth Association, Missouri Partnership, St. Louis County Economic Council and City of Hazelwood on this deal.

There was no mention of how the new neighbor will affect similar existing business like . The company is also headquartered in an Asian country, Taiwan, and provides collision and accessory replacement parts such as grilles, bumpers and radiator supports.

Ashley December 15, 2012 at 02:47 PM
If only the parts were Made In America. I'm sure that would create way more jobs than 10.

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