Thursday, December 27, 2012

Ford investing $773 million in 6 Michigan plants, adding 2,350 jobs

Monroe County

"Ford will create 2,350 hourly jobs and invest $773 million in six southeast Michigan plants during the next two years, fueled by Americans' decisions to replace aging cars and trucks." (Detroit Free Press)

"In southeast Michigan, the automaker will start hiring 1,200 people at its Flat Rock plant in the second quarter of 2013 to begin making the Ford Fusion. Other area plants are expanding."

Flat Rock is just a few miles from Monroe.

"We have a lot of investment going on right here in the Detroit area," said Jim Tetreault, Ford vice president, North America manufacturing. "There is lots of good news for southeast Michigan."