Bedliner company to locate facility near Roanoke

Ground Effects LLC, an automotive installer of spray-in bedliners, has announced plans to locate a new facility near Roanoke.

The company, headquartered in Ontario, Canada, plans to lease a 40,000-square-foot facility at 13204 Aboite Rd., Roanoke. The facility is just off Lafayette Center Road.

The company says the plant will be operational by December and will create up to 160 new jobs by 2017. It will process bed liners and other automotive accessories for the General Motors plant near Roanoke. For information on the company, visit