September 22, 2018
By: Dwayne Page
Federal-Mogul celebrated its 40th Anniversary in Smithville with a company picnic Saturday on the grounds of the facility at Grizzly Lane.
Hundreds of employees and their families turned out for the celebration to enjoy food and to participate in a health fair, games and children’s activities, along with a car, truck, and motorcycle show
“We are celebrating our 40 year anniversary manufacturing brake pads in Smithville. We hope for at least 40 more years. We currently have just under 500 employees working for us on a total of three shifts, five days a week and we do some Saturday work. We make automotive brake pads for Ford, Chrysler, and GM,” said Jeff Simons, Plant Manager for Federal Mogul Motor Parts, Smithville.