The three new assembly plants
, in Saudi Arabia, the Republic of South Africa and Israel, join two other assembly operations outside North America in Australia and Mexico.
Jefferson North (Detroit, Mich) Assembly Plant
will operate two ten-hour shifts on Saturday, June 12 and three seven-and-a-half hour shifts throughout next week.
will operate three seven-and-a-half hour shifts on Saturday, June 3 and throughout next week.
Jefferson North (Detroit) Assembly Plant
will operate two ten-hour shifts on Saturday, May 6 and three seven-and-a-half hour shifts next week.
will operate two ten-hour shifts on Saturday, April 29 and three seven-and-a-half hour shifts next week.
In Ontario, Canada, Bramalea and Pillette Assembly Plants
will operate two eight-hour shifts, and Windsor Assembly Plant
will operate three seven-and-a-half hour shifts throughout next week.
will operate two nine-hour shifts next week, Jefferson North (Detroit, Mich.
The Smyrna, Tennessee facility produces the award winning Frontier, Altima, Xterra and Maxima products and has been recognized for the last eight years as one of North America's most efficient assembly plants
As he recalls, his analysis of 37 assembly plants
(his thesis was titled "Comparative analysis of performance indicators at world auto assembly plants
") led him to recognize what he calls a "fragile production system.
Avon Lake Assembly Plant
Mercury Villager/Nissan Quest
was hit with its sixth strike of the year Wednesday, a walkout at a transmission and wheel factory that could force GM assembly plants
to begin shutting down as early as today.
1 million crankshaft forgings(1) annually for the engines manufactured in Decherd for all Nissan and Infiniti vehicles built at the company's vehicle assembly plants
in Smyrna, Tenn.
To critics in the United States, the apparel assembly plants
, known in Spanish as maquiladoras, are merely ``monstrous sweatshops of the New World Order,'' to use the phrase of the National Labor Committee, the New York-based group that originally accused Gifford of turning a blind eye to Hondurans working for ``slave wages.
He has held various managerial positions at the Kansas City, Chicago, Dearborn and Wayne Assembly Plants
Consultants, analysts, investment banks, accountancy firms, government bodies, component manufacturers and the VMs themselves have all used these studies to determine the performance, in terms of capacity utilization, of light vehicle assembly plants