The Plant

Our West Point, Georgia facility is the only Kia manufacturing plant in the United States, and the only automaker in Georgia.

About The Plant

The plant covers 2,200 acres with a total investment of $1.1 Billion.

We manufacture three models in Georgia, the Telluride CUV, Sorento CUV, and the Optima midsize sedan.

We currently produce 340,000 vehicles a year at this location, operating 3 shifts a day, 24 hours a day. We work hard to supply 940 dealerships across the United States and Canada.

Additionally, we also ship vehicles to sales markets around the globe, including the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Caribbean and Pacific nations.



The Kia Georgia Training Center is jointly operated by Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia (KMMG) and Georgia Quick Start and houses robotics, welding and electronics labs, classrooms and equipment for training on state-of-the-art programmable logic controllers. The Kia Georgia Training was a key part of KMMG’s growth to more than 2,700 team members and continues to provide world class training to the KMMG team.



The safety of KMMG’s team members and visitors is our top priority. KMMG is committed to establish systems to support safe work performance by creating a work environment where health and safety first is everyone’s responsibility. Safety compliance, applicable legal and other requirements are the overriding priority at KMMG. Working safe is a personal and business responsibility each and every day of all Team Members. By evaluating work hazards and risks to identify objectives, programs and controls, we prevent injuries. KMMG and every Team Member is committed to the prevention of injury and ill health through the continual improvement of the health and safety management system. Our company’s vision and the Kia Way integrated with all our management systems, Core Values and “can do” mindset make us a world class organization driven by Team Members with the “Power to Surprise.”

Environmental Stewardship

At KIA Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc. (KMMG), we produce high quality, affordable vehicles, while recognizing environmental protection and regulatory compliance as core values. We strive to enhance both economic value and sustainability.


  • Compliance with applicable legal and other requirements.
  • Continual improvement of environmental programs and performance.
  • Pollution prevention, waste minimization, and resource conservation — reduce, reuse, recycle.
  • Reduction of environmental impacts.

As part of our social responsibility to our neighbors, we will establish and maintain a cost-effective Environmental Management System.

Team members and those working on behalf of KMMG are responsible for understanding this policy. KMMG will incorporate this policy into daily operations and decision-making processes. KMMG Management will ensure these commitments are met on an ongoing basis.


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