Associated Fuel Pump Systems Corporation to eliminate 346 in Anderson County

AFCO manufacturing operations to relocate to Tennessee and Brazil

Nearly 350 jobs will disappear when an Anderson County plant closes next year.  AFCO — Associated Fuel Pump Systems Corporation — is a partnershop of Bosch and next-door neighbor DENSO.  A Bosch spokesperson says fuel pump manufacturing will relocate to a Bosch plant in Brazil and a DENSO operation in Tennessee.  The company says AFCO employees will be offered jobs at the neighboring Bosch and DENSO plants or severance packages with job-hunting personnel support.

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