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Manufacturing operations worldwide.
June 25, 2018
Two FCA US facilities have joined the ranks of silver designated plants in the Company’s World Class Manufacturing (WCM) methodology. Toledo (Ohio) Machining and Sterling Stamping (Sterling Heights, Michigan) were recognized for their efforts in expanding the implementation of WCM principles, becoming the eighth and ninth plants, respectively, to reach this milestone.
June 20, 2018
The FCA US Belvidere Assembly Plant welcomed the Jeep® Cherokee to its new production home on June 1, 2017. The decision to invest $350 million to retool the facility was made as part of the Company’s broader industrialization plan created to respond to the market’s shift away from small cars and to realign its U.S. manufacturing operations to fully utilize available capacity to expand the Jeep and Ram brands.
June 6, 2018
FCA’s Windsor Assembly Plant has won a Canadian Industry Partnership for Energy Conservation Leadership Award. The recognition comes for key Process and Technology Improvements from a plant initiative that resulted in an approximate 30 per cent annual energy savings of existing chilled water system and reduced Greenhouse Gas emissions equivalent to almost 21 homes’ energy use per annum.
May 30, 2018
The last 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon, assembled at the FCA US Brampton Assembly Plant (Ontario, Canada), rolled off the line today in the first step toward making horsepower history at the June 20-23 Barrett-Jackson Northeast Auction. The limited-production, world record-setting 2018 Demon and the last 2017 Dodge Viper hand-built American supercar will be auctioned as a pair in “The Ultimate Last Chance” end-of-an-era offer.
April 27, 2018
After 12 years and more than 2.1 million vehicles produced, the last Jeep® Wrangler JK rolled off the line today at the FCA US Toledo Supplier Park, making room for the all-new Jeep truck, which will launch in the first half of 2019.
March 29, 2018
The FCA US Warren Stamping Plant (WSP) is celebrating after being honored with a silver award in the Company’s World Class Manufacturing (WCM) methodology, the seventh North American plant to earn such a designation. The plant was recognized for its efforts in expanding WCM throughout the facility.
Former Viper Plant to Become New Home of FCA US Car Collection; Company Launches Viper Memorabilia Auction to Benefit United Way
March 21, 2018
FCA US LLC will honor the legacy of the Dodge Viper as part of two initiatives announced today. First, the Conner Avenue Assembly Plant, the former production home of the iconic Dodge Viper, will get a second life as an internal meeting and display space that will showcase the Company’s concept and historic vehicle collection. Second, the Company is kicking off an auction of Viper memorabilia to benefit the United Way of Southeastern Michigan.
March 7, 2018
The FCA México Saltillo Van Assembly Plant is celebrating after being honored with a silver award in the Company’s World Class Manufacturing (WCM) methodology. The plant, which produces the Ram ProMaster, has been recognized for its efforts in expanding WCM throughout the facility.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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