October 30, 2014

GM invests US$ 63-million in Lansing Delta Township Assembly Plant expansion

General Motors (GM) will start construction on a US$ 63-million expansion of the Lansing Delta Township facility, part of the nearly US$ 300-million in Michigan-based investments that GM CEO Mary Barra at the Detroit Economic Club.

The expansion will add
nearly 263,000 sq ft to the facility that produces the Chevrolet Traverse, GMC Acadia and Buick Enclave large crossovers.

"Today's announcement is the latest example of our ongoing efforts to strengthen key plant capabilities," said Cathy Clegg, VP - GM North America Manufacturing. "We're committed to producing the highest quality and safest vehicles in the market, which will help us earn customers for life. This is why facility investment is so important."

The expansion will add roughly 28,000 sq ft to general assembly and more than 181,000 sq ft to the body shop for the newest generation of robotics and lean flexible tooling.A 54,000 sq ft addition to the paint shop will allow use of improved sealers and coatings to increase corrosion resistance.


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