Fort Wayne

Revised:2013-12-20

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Location:

12200 Lafayette Center Rd
Roanoke, Indiana. 46783 United States

Year Opened:

1986

Facility Size:

3.03 million square feet on 716 acres


Employee Information

Total:

3,800 (approximate)

Union Local:

UAW Local 2209


Facility Details

Facilities:                   Body Shop/Paint Shop/General Assembly/Sequence Cente

Docks:                        66 truck docks, with a delivery to a dock every 2.57 minutes

Conveyors:                34.9 miles of conveyors throughout plant.

About

GM Fort Wayne, one of North America’s most productive assembly plants, employs more than 3,600 people.  Founded in Fort Wayne in 1986, Fort Wayne Assembly employees produce award-winning full-size pickup trucks.  GM Fort Wayne’s “Joint Partnership Process” with Local 2209 UAW works effectively for the benefit of our employees, customers and community.

Investments

2010  Next Generation Pickup Truck 

2009  Heavy Duty Extended Cab

Products & Production

GMC Sierra Extended & Regular Cabs
4WD, 2WD; V6, V8 conventional, V8 flex fuel, V8 active fuel management, V8 diesel; LD short and long box on Regular and Extended Cab; 4WD HD Regular Cab long box; HD ¾-ton Extended Cab short and long box; HD 1-ton Extended Cab long box, Single Rear Wheel and Dual Rear Wheel

Chevrolet Silverado Extended & Regular Cabs
4WD, 2WD; V6, V8 conventional, V8 flex fuel, V8 active fuel management, V8 diesel; LD short and long box on Regular and Extended Cab; 4WD HD Regular Cab long box, HD ¾-ton Extended Cab short and long box, HD 1-ton Extended Cab long box, Single Rear Wheel and Dual Rear Wheel

Awards

2011 Motor Trend Truck of the Year for Chevrolet Silverado HD

2011 1st U.S. GM "Landfill Free" Assembly Plant                   

2011 Governor's Award for Environmental Excellence         

2010 GMC Sierra LD Best in full size pickup segment

Economic Impact

2011 Wages:                    $273 million
2011 Payroll Taxes:            $54.9 million
2011 Property Taxes:         $4.1 million

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