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WHO MAKES IT AND WHERE ?

A GUIDE TO FORD MANUFACTURING SITES ALL OVER THE WORLD

DIVIDED INTO 12 PARTS:

1) Assembly plants

2) Casting, Forging and Aluminum plants

3) Chassis plants

4) Climate Control plants

5) Electrical and Fuel Handling plants

6) Electrical plants

7) Engine plants

8) Glass plants

9) Multi Component plants

10) Plastic and Trim plants

11) Stamping plants

12) Transmission plants

HOW EACH ENTRY IS ARRANGED :

Name of plant

Location

Hourly: how many employees are paid by hours worked

Salary: how many employees are paid a specific salary

Products: products manufactured

Year Opened: What year was the plant first operational

Plant Size (sq. ft.): Size of facility in square feet

1996 Production (# units): Production in units for the previous calender year

1) ASSEMBLY PLANTS

Associated Motors Industries of Malaysia (AMIM) --

Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)

Hourly: 961

Salary: 86

Products: Laser and Telstar cars, Econovan, Trader, Courier and Transit

trucks

Year Opened: 1967

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 452,946

1996 Production (# units): 17,662

Note: Joint venture 30% Ford/70% Tractors Malaysia

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Atlanta Assembly --

Hapeville, Georgia (USA)

Hourly: 2,600

Salary: 224

Products: Ford Taurus, Taurus SHO and Mercury Sable

Year Opened: 1947

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 2,250,000

1996 Production (# units): 268,649

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AutoAlliance International, Inc. --

Flat Rock, Michigan (USA)

Hourly: 2,722

Salary: 481

Products: Mazda 626, Mercury Cougar

Year Opened: 1987

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 2,700,000

1996 Production (# units): 129,441 (Total), 33,716 (Ford Probes)

Note: Joint venture 50% Ford/50% Mazda

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AutoAlliance (Thailand) Co., Ltd. --

Rayong (Thailand)

Hourly: N/A

Salary: N/A

Products: Pickup trucks

Year Opened: Expected production 1998

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 1,130,000

1996 Production (# units): N/A

Note: Equity ownership 45% Ford/45% Mazda/10% local

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AutoEuropa Plant --

Setubal (Portugal)

Hourly/Salary: Total 3,708

Products: Ford Galaxy, Volkswagen Sharan and SEAT Alhambra

Year Opened: 1995

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 3,608,000

1996 Production (# units): 119,042

Note: Joint venture 50% Ford/50% Volkswagen

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Azambuja Assembly --

Azambuja (Portugal)

Hourly: 310

Salary: 45

Products: Ford Transit vans

Year Opened: 1963

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 1,065,636

1996 Production (# units): 7,390

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Belarus Assembly --

Minsk (Republic of Belarus)

Hourly: 90

Salary: 32

Products: Transit bus/van and Escort

Year Opened: 1997

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 94,724

1996 Production (# units): N/A

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Bloxham Assembly --

Banbury, Oxfordshire (England) - (Aston Martin Lagonda)

Hourly: 0

Salary: 189

Products: Aston Martin DB7 coupe and Volante

Year Opened: 1994

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 47,149

1996 Production (# units): 584

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Brisbane Assembly --

Eagle Farm, Queensland (Australia)

Hourly: 131

Salary: 21

Products: Louisville, Aeromax and Trader trucks

Year Opened: 1926

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 207,636

1996 Production (# units): 935

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Broadmeadows Assembly #1 --

Campbellfield, Victoria (Australia)

Hourly: 2,040*

Salary: 150*

(*Includes Broadmeadows Plant #2)

Products: Ford Falcon, Fairlane and LTD cars

Year Opened: 1959

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 1,374,312

1996 Production (# units): 92,400

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Broadmeadows Assembly #2 --

Campbellfield, Victoria (Australia)

Hourly: 2,040*

Salary: 150*

(*Includes Broadmeadows Plant #1)

Products: Falcon commercial vehicles

Year Opened: 1959

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 396,495

1996 Production (# units): 10,200

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Browns Lane Assembly --

Coventry (England) - (Jaguar)

Hourly: 1,776

Salary: 824

Products: Final assembly of Jaguar XK8, XJ6, Sovereign and Daimler models

Year Opened: 1951

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 1,000,000

1996 Production (# units): 38,588

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Castle Bromwich Assembly --

Birmingham (England) - (Jaguar)

Hourly: 962

Salary: 199

Products: Bodies for Jaguar XK8, XJ6, Sovereign and Daimler models

Year Opened: 1980

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 1,400,000

1996 Production (# units): N/A

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Chicago Assembly --

Chicago, Illinois (USA)

Hourly: 2,646

Salary: 205

Products: Ford Taurus (except SHO) and Mercury Sable

Year Opened: 1924

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 2,500,000

1996 Production (# units): 279,694

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Cologne Body & Assembly --

Cologne (Germany)

Hourly: 6,811

Salary: 397

Products: Ford Fiesta, Scorpio and Puma

Year Opened: 1930

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 4,600,000

1996 Production (# units): 266,162

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Cuautitlan Assembly --

Cuautitlan (Mexico)

Hourly: 2,873

Salary: 333

Products: Ford F-150, F-250, F-350, F-450 trucks, Ford Contour and Mercury

Mystique

Year Opened: 1970

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 2,033,469

1996 Production (# units): 85,083

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Dagenham Body & Assembly --

Dagenham, Essex (England)

Hourly: 4,650

Salary: 350

Products: Ford Fiesta cars and vans, Courier vans, Kombis and Mazda 121

Year Opened: 1931

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 2,953,684

1996 Production (# units): 247,916

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Dearborn Assembly --

Dearborn, Michigan (USA)

Hourly: 1,717

Salary: 196

Products: Ford Mustang

Year Opened: 1918

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 2,570,834

1996 Production (# units): 135,620

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Edison Assembly --

Edison, New Jersey (USA)

Hourly: 1,481

Salary: 163

Products: Ford Ranger, Ranger Flareside and Mazda B-Series trucks

Year Opened: 1948

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 1,434,364

1996 Production (# units): 127,937

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Ford Vietnam, Ltd. --

Hanoi (Vietnam)

Hourly: N/A

Salary: N/A

Products: Transit and Trader trucks

Year Opened: Expected production 1997

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 169,000

1996 Production (# units): N/A

Note: Joint venture 75% Ford/25% Song Cong Diesel

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Genk Body & Assembly --

Genk (Belgium)

Hourly: 10,885

Salary: 519

Products: Ford Mondeo and Transit

Year Opened: 1964

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 4,965,840

1996 Production (# units): 436,553

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Halewood Body & Assembly --

Halewood, Liverpool (England)

 

Hourly: 3,000

Salary: 250

Products: Ford Escort cars and vans and Jaguar stampings

Year Opened: 1962

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 3,263,104

1996 Production (# units): 153,111

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Hermosillo Stamping & Assembly --

Hermosillo, Sonora (Mexico)

 

Hourly: 2,287

Salary: 269

Products: Ford Escort, Mercury Tracer wagons and Escort ZX2 coupe

Year Opened: 1986

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 1,625,133

1996 Production (# units): 109,899

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IMMSA --

Monterrey (Mexico)

Hourly: 230

Salary: 80

Products: F-53 Class A motor home chassis, P-350 parcel stripped chassis,

F-700 and F-800 trucks

Year Opened: 1988

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 442,000

1996 Production (# units): 18,519

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Ipiranga Truck Plant --

Sao Paulo (Brazil)

Hourly: 1,831

Salary: 136

Products: F-1000, F-4000, F-Series medium trucks and Cargo Series trucks

Year Opened: 1953

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 1,626,426

1996 Production (# units): 37,966

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Jiangling Motors Corp., Ltd. --

Nanchang (China)

Hourly/Salary: Total 769

Products: Transit nine and 12-seat low-roof buses

Year Opened: Expected production 1997

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 403,226

1996 Production (# units): N/A

Note: Ford has 20% equity

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Kansas City Assembly --

Claycomo, Missouri (USA)

Hourly: 5,046

Salary: 320

Products: Ford Contour, Mercury Mystique, F-150 and F-250 trucks

Year Opened: 1951

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 3,700,000

1996 Production (# units): 425,449

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Kentucky Truck Assembly --

Louisville, Kentucky (USA)

Hourly: 3,930

Salary: 355

Products: Ford medium and heavy trucks and commercial light trucks

Year Opened: 1969

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 4,330,460

1996 Production (# units): 252,877

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Lio Ho Assembly --

Chung Li (Taiwan)

Hourly: 1,592

Salary: 609

Products: Ford Festiva, Telstar, Pronto, Liata, Aztec, Mondeo, Econovan and

TX5

Year Opened: 1972

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 3,781,825

1996 Production (# units): 80,815

Note: Joint venture 70% Ford/28% Lio Ho Group/2% public

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Lorain Assembly --

Lorain, Ohio (USA)

Hourly: 3,355

Salary: 304

Products: Ford Thunderbird, Mercury Cougar, Ford Econoline and Club Wagon

Year Opened: 1958

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 4,100,000

1996 Production (# units): 299,762

Note: Thunderbird and Cougar to be discontinued third quarter of 1997

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Louisville Assembly --

Louisville, Kentucky (USA)

Hourly: 3,442

Salary: 247

Products: Ford Explorer, Ranger and Mercury Mountaineer

Year Opened: 1955

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 3,049,075

1996 Production (# units): 405,383

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Mahindra Ford India, Ltd. --

Maraimalai Nagar, Tamil Nadu (India)

Hourly: 0

Salary: 0

Products: Ford Fiesta

Year Opened: Expected production 1999

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 758,507

1996 Production (# units): N/A

Note: Joint venture 50% Ford /50% Mahindra & Mahindra, Ltd.

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Mahindra Ford India, Ltd. --

Nashik, Maharashtra (India)

Hourly/Salary: Total 160

Products: Ford Escort

Year Opened: 1996

Plant Size (sq. ft.): N/A

1996 Production (# units): 3,982

Note: Joint venture 50% Ford /50% Mahindra & Mahindra, Ltd.

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Michigan Truck Assembly --

Wayne, Michigan (USA)

Hourly: 3,800

Salary: 265

Products: Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator

Year Opened: 1964

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 2,866,000

1996 Production (# units): 220,407

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Newport Pagnell Assembly --

Newport Pagnell (England) - (Aston Martin Lagonda)

Hourly: 0

Salary: 290

Products: Vantage, V8 coupe and V8 Volante

Year Opened: 1954

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 564,000

1996 Production (# units): 102

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Norfolk Assembly --

Norfolk, Virginia (USA)

Hourly: 2,237

Salary: 167

Products: Ford F-150 and F-250 light pickup trucks

Year Opened: 1925

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 2,154,440

1996 Production (# units): 212,532

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Oakville Assembly --

Oakville, Ontario (Canada)

Hourly: 3,077

Salary: 297

Products: Ford Windstar

Year Opened: 1953

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 3,811,173

1996 Production (# units): 232,829

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Ohio Assembly --

Avon Lake, Ohio (USA)

Hourly: 3,118

Salary: 269

Products: Mercury Villager, Nissan Quest, Ford Econoline and Club Wagon

bodies

Year Opened: 1974

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 3,300,000

1996 Production (# units): 311,451

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Ontario Truck Assembly --

Oakville, Ontario (Canada)

Hourly: 1,214

Salary: 114

Products: Ford F-150 and F-250 light pickup trucks

Year Opened: 1965

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 2,776,141

1996 Production (# units): 74,313

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Otosan Istanbul Plant --

Istanbul (Turkey)

Hourly: 1,232

Salary: 270

Products: Ford Escort, Transit and Cargo trucks

Year Opened: 1959

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 925,697

1996 Production (# units): 25,938

Note: Ford will be increasing equity position to 41%

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Pacheco Assembly --

Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Hourly: 1,250

Salary: 52

Products: Ford Escort and Ranger

Year Opened: 1961

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 1,241,274

1996 Production (# units): 72,235

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Plonsk Assembly --

Plonsk (Poland)

Hourly: 149

Salary: 31

Products: Ford Escort and Transit

Year Opened: 1995

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 230,693

1996 Production (# units): 9,700

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Saarlouis Body & Assembly --

Saarlouis (Germany)

Hourly: 5,336

Salary: 309

Products: Ford Escort

Year Opened: 1970

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 3,100,000

1996 Production (# units): 264,996

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Sao Bernardo Assembly --

Sao Paulo (Brazil)

Hourly: 5,316

Salary: 334

Products: Ford Fiesta, Ka and Pampa pickup

Year Opened: 1967

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 4,132,400

1996 Production (# units): 126,295

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South African Motor Corp., Ltd. --

Silverton (South Africa)

Hourly/Salary: 2,900

Products: Ford Laser/Meteor, Escort, Courier, Bantam, Spectron, Telstar,

Fiesta, Triton, Husky, Tractors, Mazdas and Mitsubishis

Year Opened: 1968

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 1,689,320

1996 Production (# units): 71,038

Note: Joint venture 45% Ford/45% Anglo-American/10% SAMCOR Employees Trust

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Southampton Body & Assembly --

Southampton (England)

Hourly: 1,827

Salary: 139

Products: Ford Transit

Year Opened: 1953

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 1,300,000

1996 Production (# units): 68,325

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St. Louis Assembly --

Hazelwood, Missouri (USA)

Hourly: 2,522

Salary: 211

Products: Ford Aerostar and Explorer

Year Opened: 1948

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 2,676,080

1996 Production (# units): 233,020

Note: Aerostar to be discontinued August 1997

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St. Thomas Assembly --

St. Thomas, Ontario (Canada)

Hourly: 2,504

Salary: 235

Products: Ford Crown Victoria and Mercury Grand Marquis

Year Opened: 1967

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 2,300,000

1996 Production (# units): 226,155

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Twin Cities Assembly --

St. Paul, Minnesota (USA)

Hourly: 1,790

Salary: 160

Products: Ford Ranger, Ranger Flareside, Ranger SuperCab, Ranger Splash

Flareside and Ranger SuperCab Flareside

Year Opened: 1925

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 2,028,733

1996 Production (# units): 157,415

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Valencia Assembly --

Valencia (Venezuela)

Hourly: 1,496

Salary: 417

Products: Ford Festiva, F-150, F-350, F-800, Laser, Explorer and Fiesta

Year Opened: 1962

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 777,400

1996 Production (# units): 20,303

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Valencia Body & Assembly Operations --

Valencia (Spain)

Hourly: 7,069

Salary: 979

Products: Ford Escort and Ka

Year Opened: 1976

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 29,404,516

1996 Production (# units): 296,928

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Wayne Stamping & Assembly --

Wayne, Michigan (USA)

Hourly: 3,527

Salary: 276

Products: Ford Escort and Mercury Tracer sedans and wagons

Year Opened: 1952

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 3,247,630

1996 Production (# units): 274,600

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Wixom Assembly --

Wixom, Michigan (USA)

Hourly: 2,825

Salary: 348

Products: Lincoln Town Car, Mark VIII and Continental

Year Opened: 1957

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 4,700,000

1996 Production (# units): 136,696

 

2) CASTING/FORGING/ALUMINUM PLANTS

Cleveland Casting --

Brook Park, Ohio (USA)

Hourly: 2,469

Salary: 318

Products: Cylinder blocks and heads, intake and exhaust manifolds,

crankshafts and camshafts, flywheels, and bearing caps

Year Opened: 1952

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 1,600,000

1996 Production (# units): 298,634 tons of iron

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Cologne Forge & Die Cast Plant --

Cologne (Germany)

Hourly: 1,050

Salary: 86

Products: Forging and die cast parts

Year Opened: 1961

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 646,100

1996 Production (# units): 96,596 tons

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Cuautitlan Casting --

Cuautitlan (Mexico)

Hourly: 168

Salary: 36

Products: V-8 engine parts

Year Opened: 1964

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 241,000

1996 Production (# units): 9,237 tons of iron

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Essex Aluminum --

Windsor, Ontario (Canada)

Hourly: 575

Salary: 102

Products: Cylinder heads and pistons

Year Opened: 1981

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 450,000

1996 Production (# units): 1,723,103 cylinder heads and 6,802,178 pistons

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Geelong Aluminum --

Geelong, Victoria (Australia)

Hourly: 212

Salary: 18

Products: Aluminum castings and CTX transmission casings

Year Opened: 1986

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 1,271,646*

(*Includes Geelong Stamping)

1996 Production (# units): 99,194 I-6 engine sets* and 40,524 CTX casings

(*Includes Geelong Casting)

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Geelong Casting --

Geelong, Victoria (Australia)

Hourly: 206

Salary: 28

Products: I-6 and I-4 engine blocks, I-6 camshafts, crankshafts, exhaust

manifolds, bearing caps, disc brake rotors and flywheels

Year Opened: 1972

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 250,000

1996 Production (# units): 99,194 I-6 engine sets* and 7,056 I-4 engine

blocks

(*Includes Geelong Aluminum)

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Leamington Foundry --

Leamington (England)

Hourly: 463

Salary: 82

Products: Differential gear cases, brake discs, drums, flywheels, hubs and

exhaust manifolds

Year Opened: 1940

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 270,000

1996 Production (# units): 9,033,000 castings

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Manukau Alloy Wheel Plant --

Auckland (New Zealand)

Hourly: 220

Salary: 32

Products: Die-cast aluminum wheels

Year Opened: 1981

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 31,252

1996 Production (# units): 651,000 wheels

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Metcon Casting --

Villa Constitucion, Santa Fe Province (Argentina)

Hourly: 613

Salary: 50

Products: Iron castings

Year Opened: 1967

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 533,322

1996 Production (# units): 23,827 tons of iron

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Osasco Foundry --

Osasco (Brazil)

Hourly: 517

Salary: 29

Products: Engine and chassis casting components

Year Opened: 1958

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 219,591

1996 Production (# units): 27,013 poured tons and 14,624 cleaned tons

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Taubate Iron Casting --

Taubate, Sao Paulo (Brazil)

Hourly: 536

Salary: 29

Products: Engine castings and components and chassis components

Year Opened: 1974

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 302,754

1996 Production (# units): 42,983 poured tons

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Vulcan Forge --

Dearborn, Michigan (USA)

Hourly: 92

Salary: 14

Products: Connecting rods and rod cap forgings

Year Opened: 1965

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 60,034

1996 Production (# units): 10,100,000 forgings

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Windsor Aluminum --

Windsor, Ontario (Canada)

Hourly: 258

Salary: 85

Products: 2.5-liter and 3.0-liter V-6 cylinder blocks and 3.4-liter and

4.6-liter V-8 cylinder blocks

Year Opened: 1991

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 270,000

1996 Production (# units): 72,000,000 pounds

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Windsor Casting --

Windsor, Ontario (Canada)

Salary: 112

Products: Cylinder blocks, crankshafts and bearing caps

Year Opened: 1934

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 500,000

1996 Production (# units): 143,317 net tons

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Woodhaven Forging --

Woodhaven, Michigan (USA)

Hourly: 57

Salary: 14

Products: 5.8-liter V-8 and 6.8-liter V-10 steel crankshafts

Year Opened: 1995

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 75,000

1996 Production (# units): 208,526 crankshafts

 

3) CHASSIS DIVISION

Dueren Plant --

Dueren (Germany)

Hourly: 1,363

Salary: 115

Products: Rear axles, hubs, drums, transmission components and

front-wheel-drive components

Year Opened: 1968

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 880,000

1996 Production (# units): 3,740,515

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Ford Motor Co. Caribbean, Inc. --

Canovanas (Puerto Rico)

Hourly: 95

Salary: 21

Products: Power steering pumps, rotor shafts and CV joint cages

Year Opened: 1964

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 147,000

1996 Production (# units): 5,638,997

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Hanwha Automotive Components Corp. --

Chanan (South Korea)

Hourly: 110

Salary: 67

Products: Oil and water pumps

Year Opened: 1988

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 32,472

1996 Production (# units): 1,111,000

Note: Joint venture 49% Ford/51% Hanwha Machinery Corp.

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Indianapolis Plant --

Indianapolis, Indiana (USA)

Hourly: 2,689

Salary: 375

Products: Steering gears, pumps, column and valve assemblies, rack and

pinion and gear housings

Year Opened: 1957

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 2,000,000

1996 Production (# units): 14,600,000

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Lamosa Plant --

Nuevo Laredo (Mexico)

Hourly: 1,098

Salary: 119

Products: Catalytic converters, stabilizer bars, springs, radiator supports

and wheels

Year Opened: 1986

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 320,000

1996 Production (# units): 5,395,000

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Monroe Plant --

Monroe, Michigan (USA)

Hourly: 2,200

Salary: 198

Products: Body panels, catalytic converters, wheels, coil springs,

stabilizer bars and door intrusion beams

Year Opened: 1950

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 1,300,000

1996 Production (# units): 37,700,000

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Sterling Plant --

Sterling Heights, Michigan (USA)

Hourly: 3,603

Salary: 321

Products: Rear axles, driveshafts, I-beams, independent rear suspension

carriers and front-wheel-drive components

Year Opened: 1956

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 2,747,250

1996 Production (# units): 6,047,490

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Swansea Plant --

Swansea (Wales)

Hourly: 970

Salary: 111

Products: Chassis components, B5 transmission components and Zetec engine

components

Year Opened: 1965

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 491,732

1996 Production (# units): 7,903,000

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Taubate Chassis --

Taubate, Sao Paulo (Brazil)

Hourly: 432

Salary: 16

Products: Chassis components for cars and trucks and HCS/AP engine

components

Year Opened: 1968

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 260,177

1996 Production (# units): 3,776,448

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Wuelfrath Chassis Plant --

Wuelfrath (Germany)

Hourly: 957

Salary: 73

Products: Steering components, steering gears, knuckles, spindles and

transmission parts

Year Opened: 1956

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 415,800

1996 Production (# units): 1,438,000 steering gears

 

4) CLIMATE CONTROL OPERATIONS

Autopal Plant --

Hluk (Czech Republic)

Hourly: 369

Salary: 40

Products: Radiators and heater cores

Year Opened: 1993

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 315,511

1996 Production (# units): 718,000

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Autopal Plant --

Novy Jicin (Czech Republic)

Hourly: 1,531*

Salary: 387*

(*Includes Novy Jicin Plastics Plant)

Products: Climate control systems and assemblies

Year Opened: 1993

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 125,539

1996 Production (# units): 1,297,000

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Basildon Plant --

Basildon (England)

Hourly: 467

Salary: 130

Products: Aluminum radiators, air conditioning refrigerant hoses, condensers

and intercoolers

Year Opened: 1957

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 383,960

1996 Production (# units): 2,020,316 radiators

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Climate Systems India, Ltd. --

Bhiwadi, Rajasthan (India)

Hourly: 0

Salary: 63

Products: Aluminum radiators

Year Opened: 1993

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 24,000

1996 Production (# units): 300,000

Note: Joint venture 56% Ford/39% Maruti Udyog, Ltd./5% Sumitomo

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Climate Systems Mexicana --

Queretaro (Mexico)

Hourly: 356

Salary: 50

Products: Air conditioning refrigerant lines

Year Opened: 1990

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 60,000

1996 Production (# units): 1,355,993

Note: Joint venture 49% Ford/51% Sumitomo

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Coclisa Omega, San Lorenzo,

Chamizal and Rivereno Plants --

Juarez (Mexico)

Hourly: 3,082 (all plants)

Salary: 268 (all plants)

Products: Radiators, tubes, heat sinks, condensers, HC condensers,

compressors, machining, hoses, evaporators and heaters

Year Opened: 1985 (Omega), 1992 (San Lorenzo), 1996 (Rivereno/Chamizal)

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 757,417 (total site)

1996 Production (# units): 12,531,619 (total site)

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Connersville Plant --

Connersville, Indiana (USA)

Hourly: 3,024

Salary: 445

Products: Condensers, compressors, fuel injection components, aluminum

radiators, evaporators, accumulators, tubes and hoses

Year Opened: 1961

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 1,700,000

1996 Production (# units): 29,638,000

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Halla Climate Control --

Belleville, Ontario (Canada)

Hourly: 125

Salary: 50

Products: Accumulators, receiver driers, tubes and hoses and A/C modules

Year Opened: 1989

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 50,000

1996 Production (# units): 1,255,395

Note: Joint venture 50% Ford/50% Mando

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Halla Climate Control --

Taejon (South Korea)

Hourly: 1,018

Salary: 739

Products: Heaters, A/C, radiators and rad blowers

Year Opened: 1986

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 1,186,016

1996 Production (# units): 5,913,397

Note: Joint venture 35% Ford/35% Mando/30% public stockholders

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Japan Climate Systems --

Hiroshima (Japan)

Hourly: 0

Salary: 318

Products: Heaters and air conditioners

Year Opened: 1987

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 202,441

1996 Production (# units): 746,701

Note: Joint venture 33% Ford/33% Matsushita Electrical Industrial Co./33%

Mazda

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Jiangxi Fuchang Climate Systems Co., Ltd. --

Nanchang (Jiangxi Province PRC)

Hourly: 10

Salary: 25

Products: A/C systems, air handling units for Transit vans, hoses and

accumulators

Year Opened: 1997

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 32,000

1996 Production (# units): N/A

Note: Joint venture 81% Ford/19% Jiangling Motors Corp.

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Palmela Plant --

Palmela (Portugal)

Hourly: N/A

Salary: N/A

Products: Compressors

Year Opened: Expected production 1998

Plant Size (sq. ft.): N/A

1996 Production (# units): N/A

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Sheldon Road Plant --

Plymouth, Michigan (USA)

Hourly: 1,850

Salary: 230

Products: Radiators, heater cores, heater and air conditioning assemblies

and controls

Year Opened: 1967

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 1,100,000

1996 Production (# units): 18,000,000

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Sistemaire Otto Krause --

Pacheco, Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Hourly: 75

Salary: 60

Products: Ford Escort instrument panels, AB9 blowers, Ford Escort engine

cooling modules, Ford Escort heaters and F-Series climate systems

Year Opened: 1997

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 87,000

1996 Production (# units): N/A

Note: Joint venture 60% Ford/40% Cohen Group

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Sistemaire Quilmes --

Quilmes, Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Hourly: 65

Salary: 35

Products: Ford Escort radiators and refrigerant tubes

Year Opened: 1983

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 67,000

1996 Production (# units): 38,500

Note: Joint venture 60% Ford/40% Cohen Group

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Sistemaire Rio Grande --

Tierra del Fuego (Argentina)

Hourly: 75

Salary: 10

Products: AB9 climate systems, Ford Escort climate systems and A/C kits,

Ford Escort refrigerant hoses and Ford Escort engine cooling modules

Year Opened: 1986

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 51,100

1996 Production (# units): 118,500

Note: Joint venture 60% Ford/40% Cohen Group

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United Aluminum Radiator Co., Ltd. --

Changchun (China)

Hourly: 12

Salary: 26

Products: Brazed aluminum radiators

Year Opened: 1996

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 47,215

1996 Production (# units): N/A

Note: Joint venture 50% Ford/50% First Auto Works

 

5) ELECTRICAL & FUEL HANDLING DIVISION

Alba Plant --

Szekesfehervar (Hungary)

Hourly: 0

Salary: 1,109

Products: Fuel pumps, starter motors, ignition coils and air-fuel charging

assemblies

Year Opened: 1991

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 270,175

1996 Production (# units): 2,235,090

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Bedford Plant --

Bedford, Indiana (USA)

Hourly: 900

Salary: 125

Products: Fuel delivery components, windshield wiper modules and reservoirs

Year Opened: 1977

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 364,000

1996 Production (# units): 15,000,000

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Belfast Plant --

Belfast (N. Ireland)

Hourly: 482

Salary: 123

Products: Oil and water pumps, fuel injection assemblies and throttle

modulators

Year Opened: 1965

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 312,000

1996 Production (# units): 3,663,910

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Cumbica Plant --

Sao Paulo (Brazil)

Hourly: 89

Salary: 36

Products: Engine starter motors, fuel and air charging assemblies, throttle

bodies and fuel pump senders

Year Opened: 1996

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 707,000

1996 Production (# units): 253,269

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El Jarudo Plant --

Juarez (Mexico)

Hourly: 22

Salary: 4

Products: Alternator sub-components

Year Opened: 1994

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 166,000

1996 Production (# units): 544,048 starter cores

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Rawsonville Plant --

Ypsilanti, Michigan (USA)

Hourly: 2,202

Salary: 127

Products: Fuel and air charging systems, fuel injectors, wiper motors, fuel

pumps and alternators

Year Opened: 1956

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 1,670,000

1996 Production (# units): 20,201,380

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Siemens Automotive Systems --

Telford (England)

Hourly: 254

Salary: 76

Products: Water inlets and outlets, thermostat housings and intake manifolds

Year Opened: 1992

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 190,000

1996 Production (# units): 3,000,000

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Ypsilanti Plant --

Ypsilanti, Michigan (USA)

Hourly: 920

Salary: 99

Products: Starters, coils, distributors, synchronizers and PGMs

Year Opened: 1932

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 1,000,815

1996 Production (# units): 16,000,000

 

6) ELECTRONICS OPERATIONS

Altec Electronics --

Chihuahua (Mexico)

Hourly: 4,238

Salary: 434

Products: Audio products, vehicle controls and instrument clusters

Year Opened: 1987

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 2,199,780

1996 Production (# units): 13,103,920

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Cadiz Electronics --

Cadiz (Spain)

Hourly: 351

Salary: 115

Products: Engine controls, ABS modules and PATS

Year Opened: 1990

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 272,484

1996 Production (# units): 2,157,000

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Enfield Plant --

Enfield (England)

Hourly: 820

Salary: 140

Products: Instrument clusters, fuel and temperature gauges and senders and

plastic sub-assemblies

Year Opened: 1963

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 370,260

1996 Production (# units): 5,569,000

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Halla Electronics --

Chungwon (Korea)

Hourly: 292

Salary: 223

Products: Clusters, sensors, temperature controls and ECUs

Year Opened: 1995

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 227,810

1996 Production (# units): 4,908,000

Note: Joint venture 50% Ford/50% Mando

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Markham Electronics --

Markham, Ontario (Canada)

Hourly: 1,415

Salary: 215

Products: Electronic components and parts

Year Opened: 1961

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 308,010

1996 Production (# units): 12,646,400

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Microelectronics Plant --

Colorado Springs, Colorado (USA)

Hourly: 0

Salary: 227

Products: Complete integrated circuit design, sensors and actuators

Year Opened: 1982

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 104,000

1996 Production (# units): 3,500,000

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North Penn Electronics --

Lansdale, Pennsylvania (USA)

Hourly: 1,336

Salary: 360

Products: Electronic components

Year Opened: 1990

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 705,092

1996 Production (# units): 28,838,800

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Palmela Plant --

Palmela (Portugal)

Hourly: 1,744

Salary: 236

Products: Audio systems, air bag diagnostic modules, instrument clusters,

multiplex and anti-theft systems, amplifiers and EHVC modules

Year Opened: 1991

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 280,000

1996 Production (# units): 12,000,000

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Shanghai Fudian Automotive Electronics Co., Ltd. --

Shanghai (China)

Hourly: 51

Salary: 53

Products: Electric components

Year Opened: 1996

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 20,580

1996 Production (# units): 100,000

Note: Joint venture 70% Ford (China)/20% Shanghai Automation Instrumentation

Corp./10% Shanghai Automotive Corp.

 

7) ENGINE PLANTS

Bridgend Engine --

Bridgend (Wales)

Hourly: 1,189

Salary: 137

Products: 1.6-liter and 1.8-liter 4-cyl. Zetec engines, Jaguar 4.0-liter V-8

engines and diesel connecting rods

Year Opened: 1980

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 1,525,320

1996 Production (# units): 451,353

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Chihuahua Engine --

Chihuahua (Mexico)

Hourly: 821

Salary: 244

Products: 2.0-liter 4-cyl. Zetec engines

Year Opened: 1983

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 724,257

1996 Production (# units): 215,187

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Cleveland Engine #1 --

Brook Park, Ohio (USA)

Hourly: 1,111

Salary: 121

Products: 5.0-liter V-8 engines

Year Opened: 1951

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 1,900,000

1996 Production (# units): 369,047

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Cleveland Engine #2 --

Brook Park, Ohio (USA)

Hourly: 840

Salary: 177

Products: 2.5-liter and 3.0-liter V-6 Duratec engines and engine parts for

other engine plants

Year Opened: 1955

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 1,200,000

1996 Production (# units): 168,800

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Cologne Engine --

Cologne (Germany)

Hourly: 1,684

Salary: 149

Products: 1.8-liter and 2.0-liter 4-cyl. Zetec engines and 4.0-liter V-6

OHV/SOHC engines

Year Opened: 1961

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 1,470,000

1996 Production (# units): 575,376

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Cuautitlan Engine --

Cuautitlan (Mexico)

Hourly: 299

Salary: 35

Products: 5.0-liter and 5.8-liter V-8 engines and engine dress-ups

Year Opened: 1964

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 265,400

1996 Production (# units): 97,123

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Dagenham Engine --

Dagenham, Essex (England)

Hourly: 1,587

Salary: 173

Products: 2.5-liter and 1.8-liter 4-cyl. diesel and DOHC engines

Year Opened: 1931

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 2,718,305

1996 Production (# units): 576,871

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Dearborn Engine & Fuel Tank --

Dearborn, Michigan (USA)

Hourly: 1,200

Salary: 240

Products: 2.0-liter 4-cyl. engines and steel fuel tanks

Year Opened: 1941

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 2,200,000

1996 Production (# units): 3,284,000

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Essex Engine --

Windsor, Ontario (Canada)

Hourly: 1,185

Salary: 281

Products: 3.8-liter and 4.2-liter V-6 engines

Year Opened: 1981

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 1,700,000

1996 Production (# units): 486,600

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Geelong Engine --

Geelong, Victoria (Australia)

Hourly: 778

Salary: 88

Products: I-6 engines

Year Opened: 1926

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 247,644

1996 Production (# units): 99,194

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Geelong Engine & Chassis Components --

Geelong, Victoria (Australia)

Hourly: 106

Salary: 5

Products: Machine cylinder heads, flywheels, suspension arms and brake

rotors

Year Opened: 1983

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 263,369

1996 Production (# units): 201,918

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Lima Engine --

Lima, Ohio (USA)

Hourly: 1,789

Salary: 317

Products: 2.3-liter 4-cyl. OHC, 3.0-liter V-6, 7.0-liter and 7.5-liter V-8

engines

Year Opened: 1957

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 2,424,360

1996 Production (# units): 883,872

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Lio Ho Engine --

Chung Li (Taiwan)

Hourly: 196

Salary: 21

Products: 1.0-liter, 1.3-liter, 1.5-liter, 1.6-liter, 1.8-liter and

2.0-liter 4-cyl. engines

Year Opened: 1972

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 96,875

1996 Production (# units): 74,264

Note: Joint venture 70% Ford/28% Lio Ho Group/2% public

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Otosan Engine --

Inonu (Turkey)

Hourly: 760

Salary: 97

Products: 6.0-liter & 6.2-liter 6-cyl. diesel engines, 2.5-liter 4-cyl. DI

diesel engines, 1.6-liter & 1.8-liter 4-cyl. Zetec engines, 2.0-liter 4-cyl.

OHC engines and MT-75 5-speed transmissions

Year Opened: 1982

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 420,000

1996 Production (# units): 36,438 engines and transmisssions

Note: Ford will be increasing equity position to 41%

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Romeo Engine --

Romeo, Michigan (USA)

Hourly: 1,046

Salary: 191

Products: 4.6-liter V-8 engines

Year Opened: 1973

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 1,600,000

1996 Production (# units): 603,421

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South African Motor Corp., Ltd. --

Port Elizabeth (South Africa)

Hourly/Salary: Total 688

Products: PTE (1.4 & 1.6 carb.), Mazda B-Series (1.3 carb. and 1.6-liter)

and 3.0-liter V-6 engines

Year Opened: 1963

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 430,000

1996 Production (# units): 91,426

Note: Joint venture 45% Ford/45% Anglo-American/10% SAMCOR Employees Trust

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Taubate Engine --

Taubate, Sao Paulo (Brazil)

Hourly: 161

Salary: 20

Products: 1.3-liter and 1.0-liter 4-cyl. HCS engines

Year Opened: 1974

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 92,880

1996 Production (# units): 57,222

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Valencia Engine #1 --

Valencia (Spain)

Hourly: 1,307

Salary: 123*

(*Includes Valencia Engine #2)

Products: 1.3-liter EFI Endura-E and 1.3-liter CFI HCS 4-cyl. engines

Year Opened: 1976

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 871,560

1996 Production (# units): 405,262

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Valencia Engine #2 --

Valencia (Spain)

Hourly: 496

Salary: 123*

(*Includes Valencia Engine #1)

Products: 1.25-liter and 1.4-liter Zetec SE 4-cyl. engines

Year Opened: 1995

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 494,960

1996 Production (# units): 250,986

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Windsor Engine --

Windsor, Ontario (Canada)

Hourly: 1,453

Salary: 260

Products: 4.6-liter, 5.4-liter V-8 and 6.8-liter V-10 engines

Year Opened: 1923

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 1,200,000

1996 Production (# units): 184,619

 

8) GLASS DIVISION

Autovidrio Plant --

Juarez, Chihuahua (Mexico)

Hourly: 540

Salary: 95

Products: Side and back windows

Year Opened: 1988

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 257,856

1996 Production (# units): 3,129,380

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Dearborn Plant --

Dearborn, Michigan (USA)

Hourly: 537

Salary: 90

Products: Laminated windshields and float glass

Year Opened: 1923

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 1,000,000

1996 Production (# units): 157,000,000 sq. ft. of float glass and 2,570,000

windshields

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Nashville Plant --

Nashville, Tennessee (USA)

Hourly: 1,220

Salary: 170

Products: Float glass, laminated windshields, side and back windows and moon

roofs

Year Opened: 1956

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 1,846,322

1996 Production (# units): 282,000,000 sq. ft. of float glass and 14,000,000

pieces of auto glass

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Penstone Plant --

Rockwood, Michigan (USA)

Hourly: 14

Salary: 14

Products: Inspection, INVS and hardware attachment on automotive glass for

AutoAlliance International

Year Opened: 1988

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 50,000

1996 Production (# units): 105,000

Note: Joint venture 23% Ford/54% Ishizaki-Honten/23% Nippon Sheet Glass

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Shanghai Fu Hua Glass Co., Ltd. --

Shanghai (China)

Hourly: 350

Salary: 100

Products: Laminated windshields, tempered side and back lites

Year Opened: 1994

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 195,000

1996 Production (# units): 257,000

Note: Joint venture 51% Ford/49% Shanghai Yao Hua Glass Works

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Tulsa Plant --

Tulsa, Oklahoma (USA)

Hourly: 708

Salary: 101

Products: Side and back windows, pyrolytic coated reflective glass and float

glass

Year Opened: 1974

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 1,400,000

1996 Production (# units): 130,000,00 sq. ft. of glass

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Vitro Flex --

Monterrey (Mexico)

Hourly: 803

Salary: 187

Products: Glass parts

Year Opened: 1980

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 1,656,000

1996 Production (# units): 1,190,000 car-sets

Note: Joint venture 38% Ford/62% Vitro Plano

 

9) MULTI-COMPONENTS PLANTS

Automotive Components (Thailand), Ltd. --

Rayong Province (Thailand)

Hourly: N/A

Salary: N/A

Products: N/A

Year Opened: Expected to begin production 1998

Plant Size (sq. ft.): N/A

1996 Production (# units): N/A

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Charleville Plant --

Charleville-Mezieres (France)

Hourly: 654

Salary: 156

Products: Heating, ventilation components and plastic components

Year Opened: 1983

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 388,501

1996 Production (# units): 7,913,000

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South American Electronics Operations --

Sao Paulo (Brazil)

Hourly: 3,179

Salary: 452

Products: Audio systems, electronic engine controls, plastic components,

instrument panels and climate control products

Year Opened: 1973

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 688,000

1996 Production (# units): 8,195,000

 

10) PLASTIC & TRIM PRODUCTS OPERATIONS

Atlantic Automotive Components Plant --

Benton Harbor, Michigan (USA)

Hourly: 316

Salary: 60

Products: Ashtrays, glove box doors, defoggers, garnish, steering column

covers and sniffers, glove box frames, weatherstrips and map pockets

Year Opened: 1993

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 98,000

1996 Production (# units): 12,157,564

Notes: Joint venture 70% Ford/30% Venture

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Autopal Plant --

Novy Jicin (Czech Republic)

Hourly: 1,531*

Salary: 387*

(*Includes Novy Jicin Climate Control Plant)

Products: Head and rear lamps and lighting components

Year Opened: 1993

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 707,199

1996 Production (# units): 3,240,000

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Autopal Plant --

Rychwald (Czech Republic)

Hourly: 331

Salary: 36

Products: Head and rear lamps and lighting components

Year Opened: 1993

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 335,780

1996 Production (# units): 1,710,000

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Berlin Plastics Plant --

Berlin (Germany)

Hourly: 1,040

Salary: 84

Products: Wheel housing liners and various interior and exterior trim parts

Year Opened: 1981

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 150,880

1996 Production (# units): 26,161,557

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Carplastic --

Hermosillo (Mexico)

Hourly: 91

Salary: 9

Products: Instrument panels and plastic components

Year Opened: 1986

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 57,444

1996 Production (# units): 94,059

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Carplastic --

Monterrey (Mexico)

Hourly: 1,284

Salary: 216

Products: Instrument panels, lamps, consoles, grilles, fenders, turn signal

lights and plastic components

Year Opened: 1982

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 9,029,988

1996 Production (# units): 11,971,926

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Chesterfield Plant --

Chesterfield, Michigan (USA)

Hourly: 1,987

Salary: 230

Products: Seat covers, built-up seat assemblies, foam seat pads, headrests

and knitted vinyl

Year Opened: 1973

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 1,105,389

1996 Production (# units): 8,715,310

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Milan Plastics Plant --

Milan, Michigan (USA)

Hourly: 1,160

Salary: 205

Products: Bumpers and fuel tanks

Year Opened: 1976

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 1,280,000

1996 Production (# units): 3,007,773

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Nascote Industries Plant --

Nashville, Illinois (USA) -- Division of Conix Corporation

Hourly: 543

Salary: 94

Products: Bumpers, fascias and fenders

Year Opened: 1986

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 470,000

1996 Production (# units): 1,314,000

Note: Joint venture 49% Ford/51% Magna International of America

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Polycon Industries --

Guelph, Ontario (Canada) -- Division of Conix Canada

Hourly: 666

Salary: 196

Products: Fascias

Year Opened: 1990

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 530,000

1996 Production (# units): 1,400,000

Note: Joint venture 49% Ford/51% Decoma International of America

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Saline Plant --

Saline, Michigan (USA)

Hourly: 2,200

Salary: 332

Products: Instrument panels and consoles

Year Opened: 1966

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 1,600,000

1996 Production (# units): 3,822,301

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Sandusky Plastics Plant --

Sandusky, Ohio (USA)

Hourly: 1,451

Salary: 238

Products: Lamps, fuel vapor containment systems and air-handling systems

Year Opened: 1955

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 1,200,000

1996 Production (# units): 39,200,000

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Shanghai Yan Feng Automotive Trim Company, Ltd. --

Shanghai (China)

Hourly: 1,960

Salary: 601

Products: Instrument and door panels, sun visors, seat foam and assemblies,

steering wheels, fasteners, metal stampings, molds, sheet metal dies and

painted bumpers

Year Opened: 1994

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 1,473,183

1996 Production (# units): N/A

Note: Joint venture 50% Ford/50% Shanghai Automotive Industry Corp.

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Tycos Tool & Die --

Concord, Ontario (Canada) -- Division of Conix Canada

Hourly: 131

Salary: 20

Products: Injection moldings, RIM and LPM tools, gauges and check features

Year Opened: 1958

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 113,000

1996 Production (# units): 43 tools

Note: Joint venture 49% Ford/51% Decoma International of America

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Utica Plant --

Shelby Township, Michigan (USA)

Hourly: 2,446

Salary: 340

Products: Door trim panels, headliners, package trays, fascias, rear lamps

and EA foam shoulder and hip bolsters

Year Opened: 1962

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 2,000,000

1996 Production (# units): 14,378,200

 

11) STAMPING PLANTS

Buffalo Stamping --

Buffalo, New York (USA)

Hourly: 1,993

Salary: 206

Products: Sheet metal panels, rear floor pan assemblies, rear door, quarter

panels and roofs

Year Opened: 1950

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 2,446,347

1996 Production (# units): 329,000 tons of steel

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Chicago Stamping --

Chicago Heights, Illinois (USA)

Hourly: 1,982

Salary: 193

Products: Body panels

Year Opened: 1956

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 2,400,000

1996 Production (# units): 452,706 tons of steel and aluminum

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Cologne Tool & Die --

Cologne (Germany)

Hourly: 1,178

Salary: 82

Products: Stamping dies, fixtures, jigs, soft tooling and die repairs

Year Opened: 1966

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 322,800

1996 Production (# units): 30,827 units

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Croydon Stamping --

Croydon (England) - (Jaguar)

Hourly: 220

Salary: 11

Products: Small metal stampings and assemblies

Year Opened: 1949

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 137,000

1996 Production (# units): 97,000,000 stampings and assemblies

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Dagenham Tool & Die --

Dagenham, Essex (England)

Hourly: 459

Salary: 40

Products: Dies and checking fixtures for worldwide programs

Year Opened: 1957

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 157,000

1996 Production (# units): 215 dies

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Dearborn Frame --

Dearborn, Michigan (USA)

Hourly: 1,080

Salary: 115

Products: Frames, sub-frames, hinges and crossmembers

Year Opened: 1946

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 816,200

1996 Production (# units): 1,488,899 units

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Dearborn Stamping --

Dearborn, Michigan (USA)

Hourly: 1,299

Salary: 178

Products: Body panels

Year Opened: 1936

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 2,100,000

1996 Production (# units): 117,103 tons of steel

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Dearborn Tool & Die --

Dearborn, Michigan (USA)

Hourly: 602

Salary: 52

Products: Stamping dies

Year Opened: 1939

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 411,780

1996 Production (# units): 431 dies

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Geelong Stamping --

Geelong, Victoria (Australia)

Hourly: 949

Salary: 171

Products: Falcon family body stampings, welded sub-assemblies and steel

press tools

Year Opened: 1926

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 1,271,646*

(*Includes Geelong Aluminum)

1996 Production (# units): 102,724 body/chassis sets and 142 tool sets*

(*Includes Tool & Die)

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Maumee Stamping --

Maumee, Ohio (USA)

Hourly: 781

Salary: 88

Products: Body panels (steel and plastic)

Year Opened: 1974

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 732,500

1996 Production (# units): 91,365 tons of steel and 8,450 tons of plastic

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Pacheco Stamping --

Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Hourly: 1,260

Salary: 49

Products: Body panels for Ford Escort and Ranger

Year Opened: 1961

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 957,640

1996 Production (# units): 72,239

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Walton Hills Stamping --

Walton Hills, Ohio (USA)

Hourly: 1,846

Salary: 194

Products: Body panels for most car and truck lines, deck lids, fenders,

doors, roofs and floor pans

Year Opened: 1954

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 2,200,000

1996 Production (# units): 186,031 tons of steel

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Woodhaven Stamping --

Woodhaven, Michigan (USA)

Hourly: 2,868

Salary: 229

Products: Body panels

Year Opened: 1965

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 2,720,000

1996 Production (# units): 81,250,000

 

12) TRANSMISSION PLANTS

Batavia Transmission --

Batavia, Ohio (USA)

Hourly: 1,141

Salary: 222

Products: CD4E automatic transaxles

Year Opened: 1980

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 1,800,000

1996 Production (# units): 342,002

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Bordeaux Transaxle --

Blanquefort (France)

Hourly: 1,209

Salary: 69

Products: IB5 transaxles and CTX transmissions

Year Opened: 1976

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 620,000

1996 Production (# units): 808,311

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Bordeaux Transmission --

Blanquefort (France)

Hourly: 2,169

Salary: 123

Products: A4LD RWD hydraulic, A4LD-E RWD electronic and 5R55E RWD electronic

transmissions

Year Opened: 1973

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 1,010,000

1996 Production (# units): 534,696

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Cologne Transmission & Chassis --

Cologne (Germany)

Hourly: 1,477

Salary: 145

Products: MTX-75, VXT-75 transmissions, B5 transaxle cases, driveshafts and

front suspensions

Year Opened: 1930

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 2,122,370

1996 Production (# units): 2,882,307

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Halewood Transmission --

Liverpool (England)

Hourly: 1,015

Salary: 113

Products: IB5 transaxles and MT-75 transmissions

Year Opened: 1964

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 1,247,548

1996 Production (# units): 580,076

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Livonia Transmission --

Livonia, Michigan (USA)

Hourly: 2,749

Salary: 437

Products: AX4S transaxles, 4R70W transmissions and AX4N transaxle components

Year Opened: 1952

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 3,100,000

1996 Production (# units): 1,472,393

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Sharonville Transmission --

Sharonville, Ohio (USA)

Hourly: 1,800

Salary: 300

Products: E4OD and 4R70W transmissions

Year Opened: 1958

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 2,200,000

1996 Production (# units): 546,889

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Taubate Transmission --

Taubate, Sao Paulo (Brazil)

Hourly: 336

Salary: 83

Products: IB5 transmissions

Year Opened: 1996

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 388,587

1996 Production (# units): 24,834

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Van Dyke Plant --

Sterling Heights, Michigan (USA)

Hourly: 1,390

Salary: 280

Products: AX4N transaxles, front and rear suspensions, spindles, knuckles

and hubs, CV joints and halfshafts

Year Opened: 1968

Plant Size (sq. ft.): 1,913,121

1996 Production (# units): 7,882,788

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