Share Download Print Media Advisory: Chrysler Group to Dedicate New Tipton Transmission Plant What: Chrysler Group LLC Chairman and CEO Sergio Marchionne will join state and local officials, UAW representatives and company employees to dedicate its new Tipton Transmission Plant (Ind.). In February 2013, the Company announced that it would acquire an existing facility and invest $162 million to establish an additional assembly site for the nine-speed transmission, creating up to 850 new jobs. Where: Tipton Transmission Plant 5880 W St. Rd. 28 Tipton, Ind. 46072 (NE corner of US 31 and SR 28) When: Tuesday, May 13, 2014 Event begins at 2:30 p.m. Press room will open at 11:30 a.m. Plant tour for media will begin at 12:45 p.m. (see below for details) Who: Sergio Marchionne, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Chrysler Group LLC Don Havens, Mayor, City of Tipton Phil Heron, President, Board of Tipton County Commissioners Rich Boruff, President, UAW Local 685 David Dukes, Plant Manager, Tipton Transmission Plant, Chrysler Group LLC Plant Tour: Media interested in participating in a plant tour must RSVP by May 9 to Kewanee Smith at email@example.com or 248.512.2930. Tours will only be available before the program. If participating in a tour, please arrive no later than 12:30. Cameras (still and video) are welcome. Photo opportunities available. Proper attire is required (long pants and flat, closed toed shoes). Details: Media parking is in the Visitor’s Parking lot in front of the plant. Follow signage. Media can enter the plant through the main lobby. Satellite and microwave trucks will be directed to parking.