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Posted by mike on 1999/5/25 0:00:00 (809) reads



With the current construction of a new Jeep assembly plant well underway in Toledo, Ohio, we thought we'd bring you a quick update of DaimlerChrysler's current Jeep assembly plants in Toledo. This information is courtesy of DaimlerChrysler.

Location
Parkway Plant, 1000 Jeep Parkway
Stickney Plant, 4000 Stickney Ave
Toledo, Ohio 43657

Floor Space
4.5 million square feet at Parkway Plant
680,000 square feet at Stickney Plant

Acreage
335 acres

Products
Jeep® Cherokee Sport Utility
Jeep® Wrangler Sport Utility

Production Rate
Cherokee - 777 vehicles/day, two shifts
Wrangler - 420 vehicles/day, two shifts

Production (annual)
Cherokee - 184,888 (1997 C.Y.)
Wrangler - 107,053 (1997 C.Y.)

Employment
5,253 employees

Training Hours
47,500 hours scheduled for 1998

Annual Payroll
$302.3 million

Annual Taxes
$4.2 million

Conveyors
23.9 miles

Robotics
76 robots in the plants

Local Union
U.A.W. Local #12

Plant History
Parkway plant dates back to 1910 as a part of Willys-Overland. Became Toledo Assembly Plant when Chrysler acquired American Motors Corp. in August 1987. Stickney plant built in 1941 and converted for vehicle production in 1981. Jeep recorded its 50th anniversary in 1991.

Parkway Assembly


Floor Space
4.5 million square feet

Acreage
105 acres

Products
Jeep® Cherokee sport utility
Jeep® Wrangler sport utility

Plant History
Parts of the facility date back to 1910 when John North Willys moved his company, Willys-Overland, from Indiana. The Jeep military vehicle was developed in Toledo by Willys-Overland engineers whose 1940 prototype was approved by the U.S. Army. Mass production of the quarter-ton vehicle began in 1941. The first Jeep Cherokee was produced in 1983. Became the Toledo Assembly Plant when Chrysler purchased the American Motors Corp. in August 1987. Jeep recorded its 50th anniversary year in 1991.

Stickney Avenue Assembly


Floor Space
512,000 square feet

Acreage
230 acres

Product
Jeep® Wrangler sport utility

Plant History
Built in 1942, acquired from Autolite in1964 for use as a machining and engine plant. In 1981, converted for vehicle production, building the Jeep Grand Wagoneer until the summer of 1991. Presently, the Wrangler is built up and painted at the Parkway plant and then trucked over to the Stickney plant for trim, chassis and final assemblies.

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