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FCA Announces Plan to Invest More Than $1 Billion in Michigan Plant, Add 2,500 New Jobs

January 11, 2018

The Company confirmed that it will invest more than $1 billion to modernize the Warren Truck Assembly Plant (Michigan) to produce the next-generation Ram Heavy Duty truck, which will relocate from its current production location in Saltillo, Mexico. The plant will add 2,500 new U.S. jobs to support production of the heavy-duty truck. The total U.S. investment grows to more than $10 billion since 2009, with more than 25,000 jobs created to date.

FCA US LLC Manufacturing Investments Timeline

Since June 2009, FCA US LLC has committed investments of nearly $11.5 billion and added more than 27,600 new jobs (including more than 19,000 hourly) in the U.S. and Canada, making significant progress toward building a successful enterprise. 

FCA US Detroit Engine Plant Celebrates Silver Award in World Class Manufacturing

December 15, 2017

The FCA US Mack Avenue Engine Plant is celebrating after being honored with a silver award in the Company’s World Class Manufacturing (WCM) methodology. The Detroit plant, which produces the award-winning Pentastar engine family, has been recognized for its efforts in expanding WCM throughout the facility, an honor they achieved in record time. 

FCA US, UT Partner to Train Toledo Assembly Complex Workers for Jeep® Wrangler Launch

October 20, 2017

The FCA US Toledo Assembly Complex and The University of Toledo College of Business and Innovation have teamed up to prepare more than 2,200 workers to build the next-generation Jeep® Wrangler, launching later this year.

FCA US Dedicates State-of-the-Art Training Facilities in Indiana

March 21, 2017

With the mission of cultivating, planting and growing its Indiana workforce, FCA US officially celebrated the opening of two new training facilities in the Hoosier state during a ceremony today at the World Class Manufacturing Academy housed inside the Tipton Transmission Plant.

FCA US World Class Manufacturing Academy Spreads Its Roots to Indiana

February 21, 2017

A new opportunity for FCA US LLC employees to learn and grow is sprouting in Indiana. The Company announced today its plans to officially open a fourth installment of its World Class Manufacturing Academy in the Hoosier State this March.

FCA US Expands Jeep® Product Lineup; Announces $1 Billion in New Investment and 2,000 New Jobs

January 8, 2017

FCA US today confirmed the next phase of its industrialization plan by announcing a total $1 billion investment in plants in Michigan and Ohio, and the addition of 2,000 new American jobs. Consistent and combined with previously announced investments, FCA US is further demonstrating its commitment to strengthening its U.S. manufacturing base, and aligning U.S. capacity to extend the Jeep® product lineup.

Windsor Assembly Plant Launches Production of Industry’s First-ever Hybrid Minivan

December 2, 2016

The industry’s first-ever electrified minivan, the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid, rolled off the line at the FCA US Windsor Assembly Plant (Ont.) on Dec. 1, further expanding the Company’s leadership in the segment.

Saltillo South Engine Plant Earns World Class Manufacturing Silver Designation

November 30, 2016

The FCA US Saltillo South Engine Plant has been awarded silver status for its efforts in implementing World Class Manufacturing (WCM). It is the fourth North American facility to reach this milestone and the second to achieve it in 2016.

Warren Truck Assembly Plant Becomes Newest FCA US Bronze Plant

October 26, 2016

The FCA US Warren Truck Assembly Plant has been awarded bronze status for its efforts in implementing World Class Manufacturing (WCM). It becomes the 20th North American facility to reach the milestone award and brings to seven the number of plants that have been designated bronze in 2016.

Two FCA US Plants Join World Class Manufacturing Bronze Ranks

September 22, 2016

The FCA US Mack Avenue Engine and Toledo Machining Plants have been awarded bronze status for their efforts in implementing World Class Manufacturing (WCM). They become the 18th and 19th North American facilities to reach the milestone award and bring to six the number of plants that have been designated bronze in 2016.

Indiana Transmission Plant I Completes Local Bronze Empire

September 1, 2016

The FCA US Indiana Transmission Plant I achieved its World Class Manufacturing bronze designation today, the last of the five Indiana facilities to reach the milestone award level. Since 2009, FCA US has invested more than $1.9 billion in its Indiana facilities, collectively making them the largest transmission operation in the world.

FCA US Sterling Stamping Operations to Grow With Addition of Wrangler Work

August 26, 2016

During an event today at the Sterling Stamping Plant to dedicate three new stamping press lines, FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne announced that as a result of a $166 million investment, the sheet metal for the next generation Jeep® Wrangler will be stamped in-house, a first for the 51-year-old suburban Detroit plant.

FCA US Sterling Stamping Celebrates Production Launch of Three New Stamping Presses

August 26, 2016

The FCA US Sterling Stamping Plant celebrated the production launch of three new stamping presses during an event today attended by FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne, UAW Vice President Norwood Jewell and about 700 plant employees.

FCA US Announces Nearly $1.5 Billion Investment in Sterling Heights Assembly Plant

July 26, 2016

FCA US today announced that it will invest $1.48 billion in itsSterling Heights Assembly Plant (Mich.) to retool it to build the next generation Ram 1500 and support the future growth of the Ram brand.

FCA US Belvidere Assembly Joins the Ranks of Bronze Plants in World Class Manufacturing

July 14, 2016

The FCA US Belvidere Assembly Plant (Ill.) received two pieces of good news today – the first confirming that it would build the Jeep® Cherokee when it moves from its current home in Toledo, Ohio, in 2017, and the second announcing that it has been awarded bronze status for its efforts to improve in World Class Manufacturing (WCM).

FCA US Announces Investments in Illinois and Ohio Facilities

July 14, 2016

FCA US LLC today announced that it will invest more than $1 billion in its assembly plants in Illinois and Ohio to retool them to support the future growth of the Jeep® brand. As a result of these investments, 1,000 new jobs will be created, subject to market conditions.

FCA US Tipton Transmission Plant Earns Bronze in World Class Manufacturing; Recognition Achieved in Record Time

July 12, 2016

The FCA US Tipton Transmission Plant has been awarded bronze status for its efforts to improve in World Class Manufacturing (WCM), becoming the fastest North American plant to receive this designation.

FCA US Jefferson North Plant Produces 6 Millionth Vehicle

May 25, 2016

The FCA US Jefferson North Assembly Plant celebrated a significant milestone today when the 6 millionth vehicle produced at the Detroit facility – a 75th anniversary edition 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee – rolled off the assembly line. In its 24-year history, the plant has built enough vehicles to circle the globe one and a half times.
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