The Ford Motor Company Kansas City assembly plant, also known as the Ford Claycomo plant, is located about 10 miles northeast of Kansas City, in Clay County, Mirrousi, USA. It currently produces the Ford F-150 and the Ford Transit.
The Kansas City Assembly Plant opened in 1951 specifically for military production, and was later converted for mass-market automotive assembly in 1956. It is one of Ford’s longest running plants, and it’s the largest car manufacturing center in terms of units produced in the United States, generating thousands of jobs and millions in tax dollars. It is the largest tax generator in Clay County, Missouri.
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|Facility size||4,717,565 square feet (438,000 m2)|
|Land occupied||12,269 acres|
|Location||8121 U.S. 69, Claycomo, MO 64119, United States|
|Ford F-150||1957 - present|
|Ford Transit||2014 - present|
- 2010: In December 2010 Ford announces that it will move production of the Ford Escape and Ford Escape Hybrid to the Louisville Assembly Plant, in which it had just spent $600 million in renovations. This decision lead to fears that such a move could result in the loss of half the jobs in the plant.
- 2011: Ford announces that it would invest $1.1 billion on additions and upgrades, including a new stamping plant. However, Ford does not specify which vehicles will come out of this investment.
- 2012: In 2012, Ford announces that the Kansas City assembly plant would be the North American lead production site for the Ford Transit.