They're trying to convince Japanese and Korean manufacturers to set up shop in the United States.
Enterprise has already one of the automobile industry's largest rubber product manufacturers.
Out of a quarter-of-a-million square foot building located at the Yancy Parker Industrial Park in Enterprise, Korean-based HSAA Corporation produces weatherization molding, windshield wiper blades, and other rubber products used in the manufacture of automobiles. The company's largest customer is the new Hyundai plant in Montgomery.
Carolyn White of Slocomb spent 30 years in the textile industry for the first time in two decades, HSAA brings job stability.
With HSAA already in place, Enterprise Mayor Kenneth Boswell is trying to convince other Asian companies to follow HSAA’s lead, and set-up shop in the "City of Progress."
Chris Perry has been with the company for about a year; it means bread on the table for him, his wife, and three children.
HSAA employs around 300 people from across the Wiregrass and northwest, Florida.
Company officials hope to expand operations in the future.