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Ford to Invest $500 Million in Ohio Assembly Plant

March 31, 2014

LIMA, OH—Ford Motor Co. is investing $500 million to build a new compact, lightweight turbocharged V-6 engine at its assembly plant here.


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Ford to Move Truck Production From Mexico to Ohio

March 10, 2014

DEARBORN, MI—Ford will to invest $168 million to move production of its 2016 F-650 and F-750 medium-duty trucks from Mexico to Cleveland.


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3D Modeling and Simulation Software Helps Ford Manage Global Assembly

March 1, 2014

Until recently, the phrase “world at one’s fingertips” was merely a cliché. Google Earth technology, however, has turned the phrase into a challenge for individuals and businesses alike.


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Ford to Invest $80 Million in Kentucky Assembly Plant

January 31, 2014

LOUISVILLE, KY—Ford will invest $80 million in its assembly plant here to meet increasing demand for its F-Series Super Duty trucks.


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Ford Welcomes 1,000 New Hires in KC, Will Add 175 More

January 22, 2014

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.


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Ford to Build Two New Plants, Add 5,000 Jobs

December 13, 2013

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.


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Ford Tests Collaboration Software

December 11, 2013

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.


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Ford to Invest $300 Million in NY Stamping Plant

November 11, 2013

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.


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Surge in Auto Production Impairing Parts Quality

November 1, 2013

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.


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Ford Boosts Dry Machining Capability

October 25, 2013

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.


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Behind the Scenes at Ford's Michigan Assembly Plant

People are the heart and soul of the 2012 Assembly Plant of the Year. This slideshow shows some of the men and women who build three different types of electrified vehicles alongside traditional gas-powered cars on the auto industry’s most flexible assembly line—Ford’s Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, MI. Photos courtesy Ford Motor Co.

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