The following references are a fairly recent rundown of various developments relating to Georgetown, Kentucky’s Toyota manufacturing plant, and which have been chronologically ordered by publication date:
The Georgetown plant has been around for 25 years without unionization, mostly because Toyota has treated its employees very well and paid wages that were competitive with what UAW members made. With Toyota’s big …
Publish Date: 05/29/2007 1:33
Production has been idled for Friday at the Toyota plant in Georgetown. That means workers can take odd jobs at the plant, use vacation time or take unpaid time off. It has been reported that workers may have to take three …
Publish Date: 02/26/2010 10:35
Toyota, Georgetown, earthquake, overtime cut. … Toyota’s Georgetown manufacturing plant is cutting overtime shifts as company officials try to weigh the impact of the recent disasters in Japan on the plant’s supply of parts. … “Most of our focus is obviously … on supporting the relief efforts in those regions that were affected and also ensuring that our team members and the employees at the subsidiary vehicle plants and our suppliers … are all safe and that their family …
Publish Date: 03/15/2011 6:03
This change that could add as many as 75 jobs to the facility – and the Toyota Plant will begin production of the new model in November 2008. Some highlights of the new Toyota Venza include: 2.7 liter 4 cylinder or 3.5 liter V- …
Publish Date: 05/31/2011 0:00
Employees at the Toyota plant in Georgetown will not be working overtime this Saturday. Toyota officials say they canceled overtime this weekend because flooding in Thailand has caused some interruption in production for …
Publish Date: 10/27/2011 11:15
Celebrating 25 years manufacturing its popular Camry sedan in Georgetown, Toyota has fueled economic growth in a rural community once reliant on agriculture. Toyota has brought more than 6,600 full-time jobs to Kentucky …
Publish Date: 01/04/2012 7:55
Lexington, KY – With a $30 million investment and additional 80 jobs, Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky (TMMK) will increase production of engines at its Georgetown plant by around 25 percent. The plant expansion to …
Publish Date: 05/08/2012 8:13
… in an effort to manage attrition of its aging work force. About 1600 workers at the Japanese automaker’s Georgetown, Kentucky, plant, or about a quarter of the work force there, are eligible, Toyota spokesman Mike Goss said.
Publish Date: 11/30/2012 13:52
GEORGETOWN, Ky. (Feb. 6, 2013) – Celebrated NASCAR drivers and Kentuckians Darrell and Michael Waltrip visited the Bluegrass today for a rare, preseason appearance at Toyota’s Georgetown, Ky., plant. Joining the …
Publish Date: 02/06/2013 15:00
GEORGETOWN, Ky. — Toyota will start building the Lexus ES 350 at a factory in Georgetown, Ky., starting in 2015, producing a luxury brand vehicle for the.
Publish Date: 04/19/2013 4:43
Georgetown, KY – Toyota has announced its Georgetown plant will begin production on Toyota’s luxury line, Lexus, starting in 2015. Along with the approximately 50,000 Lexus ES 350s a year, Toyota announced Friday …
Publish Date: 04/19/2013 6:30
The move will generate 750 new jobs. To support the new dedicated assembly line, Toyota will invest $360 million in the Georgetown plant. About 50,000 Lexus vehicles a year will be produced, bringing the plant’s total …
Publish Date: 04/19/2013 7:30
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Toyota will move some of its Lexus production to its plant in Georgetown, Ky. — a move which is expected to create 750 new jobs, the company announced Friday.
Publish Date: 04/19/2013 7:30
The Georgetown Toyota plant will serve as the first U.S. site to produce the top-selling Lexus sedan, Toyota and Kentucky officials announced Friday. Gov … It will require a $360 million investment and will mean 750 new jobs.
Publish Date: 04/19/2013 7:59
Toyota to produce luxury Lexus model at US plant,Toyota is about to start making a Lexus model in Kentucky, a move that will create 750 jobs at its massive plant in Georgetown that already employs more than 6000 workers.
Publish Date: 04/19/2013 13:26
The investment is the second-largest ever made by Toyota in its Georgetown plant, and the largest since the $800 million addition of Plant 2 in 1991, more than 20 years ago. … “The numbers that jump out right away include the 750 jobs and the more than $530 million investment, but the establishment of production for the Lexus ES 350 will also afford Kentucky a tremendous opportunity to expand and strengthen its vast supplier base, creating even more growth …
Publish Date: 04/22/2013 6:42
Toyota announced Tuesday it will increase annual engine assembly capacity of 4-cylinder engines by more than 100000 at its plant in Georgetown. The increase will begin August 2013. The approximately $30 million project …
Publish Date: 05/08/2012 7:05
Toyota announced today it will increase annual engine assembly capacity of 4-cylinder engines by more than 100,000 at its plant in Georgetown. Starting August 2013, the approximately $30 million project will create 86 new …
Publish Date: 05/08/2012 9:22
Carpooling Cincinnati downtown → Georgetown toyota plant. Driving to and from work at toyota plant. Employment status: Full time Manufacturing / distribution. In a carpool/vanpool, I’m Shy at first, but warm up quickly. TV watching habits are: …
Publish Date: 07/17/2013 19:27
Today’s announcement is Toyota’s 10th production increase announcement in the past 20 months including Toyota plants in Huntsville, Ala., Buffalo, W. Va., Georgetown, Ky., and Ontario, Canada. Cumulative investment total …
Publish Date: 07/26/2013 11:58
The Lexus ES will roll off a new production line at Georgetown’s Toyota Manufacturing plant in 2015, becoming the first time the popular Lexus luxury automobile will be American-made. But “The Lexus Journey” to Kentucky has already begun. It isn’t just that parking lots around the plant are being rearranged in anticipation of facility expansion or that grand plans are in the works for best use of a $360 million investment or the hiring of 750 additional workers, …
Publish Date: 10/02/2013 11:52
Toyota Motor Manufacturing
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It all began with an idea born out of respect for American ingenuity and the abilities of the U.S. workforce. In 1985, Toyota – the strongest of Japan’s automakers – decided to unite its manufacturing know-how with America’s strengths to produce a car made in America by Americans.*
Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky (TMMK), in Georgetown, Kentucky is now Toyota’s largest production facility outside of Japan. This $5 billion automotive complex embodies the winning spirit and innovative thinking that creates Toyota Avalon, Camry/Camry Hybrid and Camry Solara coupe and convertible.
This technically advanced 7.92 million sq. ft. manufacturing complex has infused new life into the commonwealth of Kentucky by creating over 20,000 jobs, including those at TMMK and throughout our growing community of suppliers. The result has been success and growth beyond our most ambitious expectations.
TMMK, Toyota’s largest manufacturing facility outside of Japan, builds the Avalon, Camry/Camry Hybrid and Camry Solara coupe and convertible, as well as 4-cylinder and V6 engines and powertrain parts. The plant has an annual capacity of 500,000 vehicles and 500,000 engines.
Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc.
1001 Cherry Blossom Way
Georgetown, KY 40324
All data as of December 2007.