Fort Wayne

Revised:2015-03-03

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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:

approximately 3,900 on three shifts

Union Local:

UAW Local 2209


Facility Details

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

Docks:                        72 truck docks, with a delivery to a dock every 2.98 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

  • 2011 Next Generation Truck
  • 2009 Heavy Duty Extended Cab

Products & Production

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

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

Awards

  • 2014 North American Truck of the Year (Chevrolet Silverado)
  • 2014 Silverado 1500 Best Rated Pickup by Consumer Reports
  • 2014 Northeast Indiana Sustainable Business Council Three-Star Certification
  • 2013 GMC Sierra LD and Chevrolet Silverado HD Best in Segment Full Size Pickup
  • 2012 GMC Sierra LD Best in Segment Full Size Pickup
  • 2012 EPA Energy Star Partner 
  • 2012 GMC Sierra LD and Chevrolet Silverado LD Recommended Buys

Economic Impact

  • 2014 Wages:               $314.9 million
  • 2014 Payroll Taxes:      $62.6 million 

Environmental Excellence:

  • Landfill Free since 2011
  • Co-Generate 30% Electricity with Landfill Gas

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