Flint Assembly

Revised:2015-04-14

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Location:

G 3100 Vanslyke Road
Flint, Michigan. 48551 United States

Year Opened:

1947

Facility Size:

3.7 million on 159 acres (5.2 million with new paint shop)


Employee Information

Hourly:

2,573

Salaried:

247

Total:

2,820

Union Local:

UAW Local 598


Facility Details

  • Amy Farmer (complex director for Assembly and Flint Metal Center)

Investments

  • $7.5 million (2014) – Upgrade to update compressed air system and convert from steam heat to natural gas
  • $600 million (2013) - Facility upgrades, including construction of a new paint shop. 
  • $328 million (2011) – Next generation truck
  • $6.5 million (2010) – Additional Light-Duty investment and insourcing of kitting and sequencing work
  • $21 million (2009) – Relocating Light-Duty truck from Mexico to Flint
  • $3.0 million (2008) – Facility upgrades / production enhancements for Heavy Duty Line
  • $4.5 million (2008) – Heavy Duty Paint Shop automation update

Products & Production

  • Heavy-Duty Chevrolet and GMC Sierra Crew and Regular Cab Trucks; capable of producing Light-Duty Chevrolet Silverado Crew and Regular Cab Trucks.

Awards

  • 2014 – J.D. Power Initial Quality Study – Chevrolet Silverado HD
  • 2014 – J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study – GMC Sierra HD
  • 2012-2014 – Flint Assembly was awarded the Neighborhood Environmental Partners Program Award for its outstanding commitment to community based environmental projects.
  • 2011 Motor Trend Truck of the Year – Chevrolet Silverado HD
  • 2007 – J.D. Power Best In Segment – Chevrolet Silverado Heavy Duty Classic
  • 2006 – UAW-GM Health & Safety Audit – Zero “Needs Improvement” score five consecutive years (GM Internal)
  • 2006 – J.D. Power Customer Satisfaction Award – Chevrolet Medium Duty
  • 2005 – J.D. Power Best In Segment – GMC Sierra Heavy Duty
  • 2001 Motor Trend Truck of the Year – Chevrolet Silverado HD

Community Involvement

Economic Impact:

  • Wages: $238 million (2014)
  • Payroll Taxes: $46.5 million (2014)

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