Friday, September 21, 2012
Hazelwood Patch rounds up the facts on Emerald Automotive's global headquarters, due to be opened in Hazelwood by 2014.
The City of Hazelwood is well-known for its auto dealerships, including Bommarito’s many Hazelwood dealerships, among others. And the city used to be the home of such manufacturing plants as Chrysler and Ford vehicles—but many believed that was over when both companies shut down their Hazelwood locations. Hazelwood Patch has been keeping up with Emerald Automotive, a Eurpoean company that plans to build its global headquarters in Hazelwood by 2014. Here’s what we know so far. How do you feel about the idea of Emerald moving to Hazelwood? Will you apply for one of the many jobs it’s planning to bring to town? Share your thoughts in the comments section, below.
Friday, September 14, 2012
Patch offers details on the van, the company and how you can apply for a job in the manufacturing facility that's due to open in Hazelwood in 2014.
Hazelwood was the stage for the debut of the very first Emerald Automotive van to hit the road in the United States. One of two prototype test fans, the t-001 was unveiled during a special ceremony that was held Tuesday for local dignitaries and business leaders. The debut was held at the Knobbe House in the Brookes Park in Hazelwood, where Emerald’s liaison office is located. Several guest speakers helped to commemorate the event, including Thomas R. Voss, Chairman of the Board, President and CEO of Ameren Missouri, Jason Hall, Deputy Director of the Missouri Department of Economic Development, Mayor Matthew Robinson of Hazelwood, and Emerald CEO Andy Tempest. After the initial unveiling, guests were invited to take a first-hand look at …
Thursday, July 28, 2011
Hazelwood Patch has been inundated with emails from former Ford and Chrysler professionals wondering where to apply and when to expect any news regarding the job hiring process.
Since news broke Wednesday that the prospect of a new automotive factory moving to Hazelwood would come to fruition, the buzz around town has revolved around when people will be able start applying for jobs. I was at the Schnucks on North Lindbergh in Florissant right at the Hazelwood border and the first thing the cashier that rang up my groceries asked me was, "Did you hear about the new auto jobs coming to Hazelwood?" In fact, Hazelwood City Councilman Robert Aubuchon was in line three customers in front of me and the cashier discussed his excitement of a possible upturn in not only Hazelwood's economy, but also the economies of North St. Louis County and Metro St. Louis overall. So when are the jobs coming? I've spoken with a few …