GM Building New Plant in Ohio

As GM gears up to close a plant in Lordstown, it breaks ground on another Ohio production facility.

In summary:

  • GM has begun construction on a new, $175 million plant in the Dayton, OH suburb of Brookville, slated to open in late 2020.
  • The 251,000-square-foot complex will employ 100+ workers producing components for GM's Duramax diesel truck engines.
  • A nearby plant in Moraine has been running since 1999 and has built 2 million engines.
  • The Moraine plant will take the machined components from Brookville for assembly at the hands of its 800 workers.
  • Finished engines will head to Flint, MI where they'll be built into Chevy Silverados and GMC Sierra HDs.
  • According to the Dayton Daily News, GM has more than 4,800 employees total, 212 dealerships and 880 suppliers in Ohio.
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