MONTGOMERY, AL—Denmark-based Mountain Top Industries, a manufacturer of aluminum roll covers for pickup trucks, recently announced its expansion into the U.S. market with the opening of a 73,000 square-foot manufacturing facility here. The new state-of-the-art facility will include $13.3 million in capital investment and support 90 full-time jobs with an annual payroll of $3.39 million.
“Mountain Top has 40 years of experience in the automotive industry, and the new facility will be an addition to existing production facilities in Europe and Asia. We are very honored that we have been selected as Mountain Top’s first North American plant,” says Montgomery Mayor L. Steven Reed. “We are sure this will be the first of many OEM customers in North America. We stand ready to support them in every way.”
“We are very excited to announce the opening of [this] facility,” says Henrik Petersen, Mountain Top’s CEO. “We are incredibly grateful for the amount of support we have received from both state and local officials in making this project a reality and will work hard on making it a success for our valued customers, employees, suppliers and local community.“
“Pickup truck owners, as an extension of their DNA, expect high-performance, quality products to suit the style and durable nature of their vehicles,” says Timothy Bruce, plant manager of the Montgomery facility. “Our covers are built to withstand the toughest scrutiny and keep performing even in the harshest environments.”