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LOUISVILLE, KY—Ford will invest $80 million in its assembly plant here to meet increasing demand for its F-Series Super Duty trucks.
KANSAS CITY, MO—Ford began welcoming nearly 1,000 new employees at its assembly plant here to prepare for the launch of the all-new Ford Transit van, which goes on sale in the United States this summer. The company will hire an additional 175 employees over the next three months.
DEARBORN, MI—Ford Motor Co. plans to launch 23 new vehicles globally, open three new assembly plants, and increase its U.S. workforce by more than 5,000 people.
DEARBORN, MI—Ford Motor Co. is piloting new software from Siemens that facilitates virtual navigation within its assembly plants, helping the company improve global collaboration and better share best practices.
HAMBURG, NY—As many as 300 new jobs and $100 million in investment will be coming to the Ford Stamping Plant here to support expanded production across the border in Ontario.
DEARBORN, MI—The recent surge in U.S. auto production is hurting vehicle quality because automotive parts suppliers have less time to fix problems that emerge on the line, according to Ford Motor Co.’s new global purchasing chief.
DEARBORN, MI—As part of its commitment to sustainability, Ford Motor Co. has added near-dry-machining technology to six plants globally—a number that will nearly double in the next few years.
DETROIT—Ford Motor Co. plans to increase production of U.S.- and Canada-built vehicles that are exported to China by as many as 40,000 per year.
This month marks the official celebration of the world’s first moving assembly line. On Oct. 7, 1913, 140 assemblers stationed along a 150-foot chassis line at a Ford Motor Co. plant just north of Detroit stood in place as the work came to them.