September 19, 2013

Ford's $700-million investment at Oakville secures 2,800 jobs to meet global customer demand

Ford Motor Company is investing C$ 700-million at its Oakville Assembly plant, securing more than 2,800 jobs and expanding its manufacturing capability to meet surging global demand.

"This investment is helping us find much needed capacity for global products and
securing jobs, and it is positioning Oakville as one of the most competitive and important facilities in the Ford system," said Joe Hinrichs, President of The Americas. "Global fuel-efficient products, built in a state-of-the-art facility, by a great workforce are a win for everyone today."

"Ford's investment demonstrates Canada can be competitive in the global market through strategic partnerships," said Dianne Craig, President and CEO, Ford of Canada. "Working closely with government and labour, we have secured a bright future for our employees at Oakville Assembly."


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