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7/16/2013 General

ROME, Ga. July 16, 2013 – Jim Reis, Vice President of STEMCO Brake Products Group, announced Tuesday plans for a $6 million expansion and the creation of 50 additional jobs in Rome and Floyd County. “STEMCO is excited to expand operations in Rome and Floyd County and proud to create these new jobs,” said Mr. Reis.

“STEMCO, formerly Rome Tool & Die, has been a strong employer here for over 50 years,” said Rome Mayor Evie McNiece. “We are thrilled that STEMCO has chosen to make additional investments into this community and for the additional 50 new jobs they are providing.”

“The expansion of our existing industry and the additional investments they bring provide great opportunities for our job seekers in the community,” said Floyd County Commission Chairman Irwin Bagwell.
For over 50 years, STEMCO has supplied high-quality wheel end components to the heavy and medium-duty vehicle markets. With offices and manufacturing facilities in multiple locations throughout the U.S., Canada and China, STEMCO is a leader in the technology and creation of commercial vehicle wheel end, braking and suspension components. STEMCO is an EnPro Industries, Inc. (NYSE: NPO) company.

“The Greater Rome Chamber of Commerce is appreciative of STEMCO’s decision to expand operations in our community,” said Greater Rome Chamber of Commerce Chairman Doc Kibler. “This expansion highlights the fact that a skilled workforce is available in Rome and Floyd County.”

Special thank you to Governor Nathan Deal and team, the Georgia Department of Economic Development, the Department of Community Affairs, Georgia Power Company, Floyd County, the City of Rome, the Rome-Floyd County Development Authority, the Development Authority of Floyd County and the Greater Rome Chamber of Commerce for their support.

The Greater Rome Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit organization established in 1910 working to promote prosperity in Rome and Floyd County for and through its business membership.

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