GM Boosting Production at Tennessee Plant

The Spring Hill plant's workers used to make Saturn vehicles, but its production line was shut down in 2009 amid GM's bankruptcy. But now the automaker plans to spend an additional $350 million there, creating or retaining about 1,800 jobs.

General Motors announced Aug. 6 it is raising to $350 million its planned spending for new vehicles to be produced at its Spring Hill, Tenn. assembly plant, located 40 miles south of Nashville. This action adds $167 million to a previously announced $183 million pledge and is expected to create or retain 1,800 jobs, according to the company. The announcement is more good news for the UAW workforce and the community; the plant was shut down as recently as 2009 when GM was in bankruptcy.

The new investment is:

  • An additional $40 million added to the earlier announced $183 million investment to support a future mid-size vehicle program, bringing the new total investment to $223 million
  • A second mid-size vehicle program with an investment of $127 million

"Today's announcement recognizes the commitment of Spring Hill employees and leadership," said Mark Reuss, president of GM North America. "As a team, they draw upon the plant's unique heritage and dedicated workforce to deliver top quality for our customers."

Download Center

HTML - No Current Item Deck
  • Free Safety Management Software Demo

    IndustrySafe Safety Management Software helps organizations to improve safety by providing a comprehensive toolset of software modules to help businesses identify trouble spots; reduce claims, lost days, OSHA fines; and more.

  • Get the Ultimate Guide to OSHA Recordkeeping

    When it comes to OSHA recordkeeping there are always questions regarding the requirements and in and outs. IndustrySafe is here to help. We put together this page with critical information to help answer your key questions about OSHA recordkeeping.

  • Safety Training 101

    When it comes to safety training, no matter the industry, there are always questions regarding requirements and certifications. We put together a guide that’s easy to digest so you can ensure you're complying with OSHA's training standards.

  • Conduct EHS Inspections and Audits

    Record and manage your organization’s inspection data with IndustrySafe’s Inspections module. IndustrySafe’s pre-built forms and checklists may be used as is, or can be customized to better suit the needs of your organization.

  • Track Key Safety Performance Indicators

    IndustrySafe’s Dashboard Module allows organizations to easily track safety KPIs and metrics. Gain increased visibility into your business’ operations and safety data.

  • Industry Safe
comments powered by Disqus