Ford to invest $733 million in southeastern Michigan plants

  • 28-Dec-2012 10:48 EST
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Ford will invest $87.7 million in its Van Dyke Transmission Plant for machinery and equipment to meet capacity expansions for its 6F35 and 6F50 transmissions.

Ford's recently announced plan to invest $733 million in southeastern Michigan plants is part of a larger plan to invest $6.2 billion in U.S. plants by 2015. The single largest investment for southeastern Michigan will be $305 million for facility modernization, new press lines, a scrap conveyor system, and other machinery and equipment at the Dearborn Stamping Plant. Other area facilities slated for upgrades include Michigan Assembly Plant ($54.9 million), Flat Rock Assembly Plant ($161 million), Sterling Axle Plant ($86 million), Van Dyke Transmission Plant ($87.7 million), and Livonia Transmission Plant ($74.7 million). The planned investments in southeastern Michigan were announced by Ford Dec. 27.

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