Tower breaks ground

Tower Breaks Ground

Even while the groundbreaking ceremony for Tower Automotive was going on in Meridian, Miss., Wednesday, encouraging sounds were coming from the site.

With the assembly process set to begin in as few as four months, officials say that there is a lot of work to do, even though the former Delco-Remy plant is still in good shape.

"This building has not been occupied since 1997, so there has been quite a bit of deterioration of the building," said EMBDC president Wade Jones. "But the structure, the structural steel, the exterior walls, the concrete, there's a large investment there, it's in good condition."

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