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Ford Sustainability Report 2004/5

Global Operations

Geographical Directory  |  Manufacturing Plants by Type

Ford produces passenger cars, trucks, engines, transmissions, castings and forgings, and metal stampings of all kinds at its 110 wholly owned, equity-owned and joint venture plants.

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Assembly Plants

(Listed in alphabetical order)

Aston Martin Gaydon

Gaydon (United Kingdom)
Products: DB9 Coupe
Year opened: 2003

Aston Martin Newport Pagnell

Bucks (Great Britain)
Total employment: 283
Products: Vanquish S
Year opened: 1954
Plant size (sq ft): 181,048
Site size: 9 acres

Atlanta Plant

Haperville, Georgia (United States)
Total employment: 2,152
Products: Ford Taurus and Mercury Sable
Year opened: 1947
Plant size (sq ft): 2,800,000
Site size: 128 acres

AutoAlliance (Thailand) Co Ltd

Pleukdang (Thailand)
Total employment: 2,307
Products: Ford Everest, Ford Ranger, Mazda B-Series
Year opened: 1998
Plant size (sq ft): 1,130,000

AutoAlliance International, Inc

Flat Rock, Michigan (United States)
Total employment: 3,620
Products: Ford Mustang, Mazda6, Classic Mustang, Mercury Cougar
Year opened: 1987
Plant size (sq ft): 2,700,000
Site size: 400 acres

Bloxham Assembly – Aston Martin Lagonda

Bloxham (United Kingdom)
Products: Aston Martin DB7 Vantage coupe and Volante (V12)
Year opened: 1994
Plant size (sq ft): 62,000

Blue Diamond Truck Company LLC (Joint venture – 50% Navistar International Corp./50% Ford Motor Company)

Escobedo (Mexico)
Products: Medium commercial trucks, International Truck and Engine Company Class 8 Trucks
Year opened: 2002
Plant size (sq ft): 800,000

Broadmeadows Assembly Plant

Campbellfield, Victoria (Australia)
Total employment: 2,088
Products: BA Falcon MK II range, Fairlane, LTD range, Territory, Ford Capri, Ford Fairlane, Ford Falcon, Ford Falcon Ute, Ford LTD, Ford Territory
Year opened: 1959
Plant size (sq ft): 1,937,503
Site size: 44 acres

Browns Lane Assembly – Jaguar

Coventry (United Kingdom)
Total employment: 1,835
Products: Jaguar
Year opened: 1951
Plant size (sq ft): 1,000,000

Castle Bromwich Assembly – Jaguar

Birmingham (United Kingdom)
Total employment: 2,330
Products: Jaguar XK & XJ painted bodyshells, S-Type Saloon complete
Year opened: 1980
Plant size (sq ft): 2,500,000

Changan Ford Motor Company (Joint venture)

Chongqing (China)
Total employment: 2,385
Products: Ford Fiesta, Ford Mondeo 2.0L, Mondeo 2.5L V6, Ford Mondeo
Year opened: 2001
Site size: 122 acres

Chicago Assembly Plant

Chicago, Illinois (United States)
Total employment: 2,831
Products: Ford Five Hundred, Ford Freestyle, Mercury Montego, Armored Cars, Elite, Fairlane, Galaxie 500, Reconnaisance Vehicles, Torino, Classic Thunderbird, Concept (MY) Mercury, Ford LTD, Mercury Cougar, Mercury Grand Marquis
Year opened: 1924
Plant size (sq ft): 2,828,263
Site size: 113 acres

Cologne Body & Assembly

Cologne (Germany)
Total employment: 4,707
Products: Ford Fiesta 3 door, Ford Fiesta 5 door, Ford Fusion, Ford Puma, Ford Scorpio, Ford Sierra, Ford Taunus
Year opened: 1931
Plant size (sq ft): 2,499,746
Site size: 69 acres

Cuautitlan Assembly

Cuautitlan (Mexico)
Products: Ford F-150, F-250, F-350 and F-450 trucks, Fiesta and IKON
Year opened: 1970
Plant size (sq ft): 2,034,369

Dearborn Tool and Die

Dearborn, Michigan (United States)
Total employment: 480
Year opened: 1939
Plant size (sq ft): 375,000
Site size: 9 acres

Dearborn Truck Plant

Dearborn, Michigan (United States)
Total employment: 2,800
Products: Ford F-150, Lincoln Mark LT pickups
Year opened: 2004
Plant size (sq ft): 2,300,000
Site size: 600 acres

Ford India Private Limited

Tamil Nadu (India)
Total employment: 1,796
Products: Concept Fusion, Endeavour, Fusion
Year opened: 1999
Plant size (sq ft): 830,716
Site size: 350 acres

Ford Lio Ho Motor Co Ltd (Joint venture – 70% Ford/30% Lio Ho Group)

Chung Li (Taiwan)
Total employment: 1,732
Products: Ford Escape, Ford Focus, Mazda3, Ford Econovan, Ford MAV, Ford Mondeo, Ford Pronto, Ford Tierra, Ford Tierra Activa
Year opened: 1972
Plant size (sq ft): 3,759,715
Site size: 86 acres

Ford Malaysia Sdn Bhd (Joint venture – 49% Ford/51% Tractors Malaysia)

Selangor (Malaysia)
Total employment: 705
Products: BMW 3, BMW 5, Ford Econovan, Ford Everest, Ford Lynx RS, Ford Ranger, Land Rover Defender, Mazda Fighter 4x4, Scania
Year opened: 1967
Plant size (sq ft): 387,552
Site size: 16 acres

Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (Joint venture – 90% Ford/10% Anglo-American)

Pretoria (South Africa)
Total employment: 3,150
Products: Ford Bantam, Ford Ikon, Ford Ranger, Land Rover Defender, Mazda Drifter, Mazda3, Volvo S40, Ford Fiesta, Ford Mondeo, Jaguar passenger cars, Land Rover Discovery, Mazda MX-5, Mazda RX-8, Mazda6, Range Rover, Volvo passenger cars, Concept (MY) Mercury
Year opened: 1968
Plant size (sq ft): 1,689,320
Site size: 289 acres

Ford Motor Company Philippines

Santa Rosa, Laguna (Philippines)
Total employment: 727
Products: Lynx, Mazda Tribute, Mazda3, Ford Escape
Year opened: 1999
Plant size (sq ft): 325,000
Site size: 53 acres

Ford Motor Company ZAO

Leningrad Region (Russian Federation)
Total employment: 1,571
Products: Ford Focus
Year opened: 2002
Plant size (sq ft): 387,360
Site size: 64,246 acres

Ford Nordeste Industrial Complex

Bahia (Brazil)
Products: PVW 175-Courier
Year opened: 2002
Plant size (sq ft): 700,000

Ford Otosan Kocaeli Plant (Joint venture – 41% Ford/41% Koc Holding/18% public)

Kocaeli (Turkey)
Total employment: 6,030
Products: Transit Connect, Ford Transit
Year opened: 2001
Plant size (sq ft): 3,444,451

Geelong Chassis Components

Geelong, Victoria (Australia)

Genk Body and Assembly

Genk (Belgium)
Total employment: 5,475
Products: Ford Mondeo, Ford Escort, Ford Sierra, Ford Taunus, Ford Transit
Year opened: 1964
Plant size (sq ft): 6,792,027
Site size: 345 acres

Hai Duong Assembly Factory Ford Vietnam (Joint venture – 75% Ford/25% Song Cong Diesel)

Hai Duong (Vietnam)
Total employment: 479
Products: Ford Escape, Ford Mondeo, Ford Ranger, Ford Laser, Ford Transit
Year opened: 1997
Plant size (sq ft): 111,945
Site size: 74 acres

Halewood Assembly Plant UK Jaguar

Halewood, Liverpool (United Kingdom)
Products: Jaguar X-Type
Year opened: 1962
Plant size (sq ft): 3,263,104

Hermosillo Stamping and Assembly

Hermosillo, Sonora (Mexico)
Total employment: 1,799
Products: Ford Escort 4-door, Focus ZX3, ZX5 and Focus SVT
Year opened: 1986
Plant size: 1,650,307
Site size: 279 acres

Jiangling Motors Co Ltd (Joint partnership)

Jiangxi (China)
Total employment: 6,961
Products: JMC Light Truck, JMC Pickup, JMC SUV, VE83 Transit
Year opened: 1968
Plant size (sq ft): 7,336,194
Site size: 334 acres
Note: Ford has 30% equity

Kansas City Assembly Plant

Claycomo, Missouri (United States)
Total employment: 5,455
Products: Ford Escape, Ford Escape Hybrid, Mazda Tribute, Ford F-Series, Fairlane, Concept Blackwood, Ford Fairmont, Ford Falcon, Ford Harley Davidson F-150
Year opened: 1957
Plant size (sq ft): 4,734,765
Site size: 1,269 acres

Kentucky Truck Plant

Louisville, Kentucky (United States)
Total employment: 5,656
Products: F-250–F-550, Ford Excursion, Super Duty pickups
Year opened: 1969
Plant size (sq ft): 4,626,490
Site size: 416 acres

Land Rover Solihull Assembly

Solihull, West Midlands (United Kingdom)
Total employment: 7,913
Products: Defender, Discovery 3, Freelander, Range Rover 06MY, Range Rover Sport
Year opened: 1948
Plant size (sq ft): 595,000
Site size: 308 acres

Lorain Assembly Plant

Lorain, Ohio (United States)
Total employment: 1,689
Products: E-Series vans
Year opened: 1958
Plant size (sq ft): 4,100,000
Site size: 279 acres

Louisville Assembly Plant

Louisville, Kentucky (United States)
Total employment: 3,447
Products: Ford Explorer, Mercury Mountaineer, Concept Explorer Sport Trac
Year opened: 1953
Plant size (sq ft): 3,154,173
Site size: 180 acres

Michigan Truck Plant

Wayne, Michigan (United States)
Total employment: 3,400
Products: Ford Expedition, Lincoln Navigator
Year opened: 1957
Plant size (sq ft): 2,866,000

New Model Programs Development Center

Allen Park, Michigan (United States)
Total employment: 3,400
Products: Prototype builds
Year opened: 1992
Plant size (sq ft): 420,000

Newport Pagnell Assembly – Aston Martin Lagonda

Newport Pagnell (United Kingdom)
Products: V12 Vanquish
Year opened: 1954
Plant size (sq ft): 564,000

Norfolk Assembly Plant

Norfolk, Virginia (United States)
Total employment: 2,611
Products: Ford F-150
Year opened: 1925
Plant size (sq ft): 2,800,000
Site size: 93 acres

Oakville Assembly

Oakville, Ontario (Canada)
Total employment: 3,557
Products: Ford Freestar, Mercury Monterey, Escort, Ford Falcon, Lynx, Maverick, Tempo, Topaz, Torino, Ford Crown Victoria, Ford Econoline, Ford Windstar
Year opened: 1953
Plant size (sq ft): 3,873,673
Site size: 487 acres

Ohio Assembly Plant

Avon Lake, Ohio (United States)
Total employment: 2,159
Products: Ford E-Series, Mercury Mariner
Year opened: 1974
Plant size (sq ft): 3,700,000
Site size: 419 acres

Ontario Truck Assembly

Oakville, Ontario (Canada)
Products: Ford F-150 (including bi-fuel and CNG) and SVT Lightning
Year opened: 1965
Plant size (sq ft): 3,009,281

Pacheco Stamping and Assembly

Buenos Aires (Argentina)
Total employment:
Products: Ford Escort, Escort Wagon, Focus, and Ranger and body panels
Year opened: 1961
Plant size: 1,758,822

Saarlouis Body & Assembly Plant

Saarlouis (Germany)
Total employment: 6,390
Products: Focus C-MAX, Ford Focus, Ford Capri, Ford Fiesta, Ford Orion
Year opened: 1970
Plant size (sq ft): 3,100,000
Site size: 296 acres

São Bernardo Assembly

São Paulo (Brazil)
Products: Ford Courier, Fiesta, Ka, F-250, F-350 and F-4000
Year opened: 1967
Plant size (sq ft): 4,391,675

Southampton Body and Assembly

Southampton (United Kingdom)
Total employment: 1,441
Products: Short and medium wheelbase Ford Transit commercial vehicles
Year opened: 1972
Plant size (sq ft): 1,300,000
Site size: 41 acres

St Louis Assembly Plant

Hazelwood, Missouri (United States)
Total employment: 1,742
Products: Explorer LHD & RHD for export, Ford Explorer, Lincoln Aviator, Mercury Mountaineer, Ford Crown Victoria, Mercury Grand Marquis
Year opened: 1948
Plant size (sq ft): 3,176,080
Site size: 161 acres

St Thomas Assembly

St Thomas, Ontario (Canada)
Total employment: 2,578
Products: Ford Crown Victoria, Mercury Grand Marquis, Crown Victoria, Grand Marquis – 1984–present, Escort, Lynx – 1981–1984, EXP. LN7 – 1981–1983, Ford Fairmont & Mercury Zephyr – 1977–1980, Marauder – 2002–2004, Maverick – 1969–1973, Pinto 1973–1977
Year opened: 1967
Plant size (sq ft): 2,600,000

Swedish Motor Assembly

Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
Products: Volvo Car S40, V40, S60, S80, XC90; Volvo Truck FM9 and FM 12; Volvo Bus B7R, Landrover Discovery, Daihatsu Pick-up Hijet and painting of MB S-class
Year opened: 1967
Plant size (sq ft): 274,930

Taubate Chassis

Taubate, São Paulo (Brazil)

Thai-Swedish Assembly – Volvo (Joint venture 56% Volvo/44% Swedish Motor)

Samutprakarn (Thailand)
Products: Volvo S/V40, S60, S80, V70, XC70, XC90, LR and truck bus
Year opened: 1976
Plant size (sq ft): 262,648

TH!NK Nordic AS

Lilleström (Norway)
Products: TH!NK City
Year opened: 1999
Plant size (sq ft): 86,112

Twin Cities Assembly Plant

St Paul, Minnesota (United States)
Total employment: 1,965
Products: 4-Door, Regular Cab, SuperCab, Ford Ranger, Ford LTD, Ford Crown Victoria, Ford F-Series
Year opened: 1925
Plant size (sq ft): 2,144,932
Site size: 148 acres

Valencia Body and Assembly

Valencia (Spain)
Total employment: 6,657
Products: Ford Fiesta 5 door, Ford Focus NT 4 & 5 door, Mazda 2, Ford Ka, Ford Escort, Ford Focus, Ford Orion
Year opened: 1976
Plant size (sq ft): 29,404,516 (Includes Valencia Engine #1 and #2)
Site size: 270 acres

Volvo Car Plant – Volvo

Uddevalla (Sweden)
Products: Volvo C70 Convertible
Year opened: 1995
Plant size (sq ft): 1,622,572

Volvo Cars

Gent (Belgium)
Total employment: 5,316
Products: S60, V50, V70, Volvo S40
Year opened: 1965
Plant size (sq ft): 3,317,000
Site size: 117 acres

Volvo Cars Body Components

Total employment: 2,789
Products: body components, body sides, doors, hoods
Plant size (sq ft): 2,974,600
Site size: 72 acres

Volvo Cars Torslanda

Göthenburg (Sweden)
Total employment: 5,306

Volvo Nedcar Plant – Volvo (Joint venture 50% Volvo/50% Mitsubishi)

Born (Netherlands)
Products: Volvo S40 and V40, Mitsubishi Carisma and Space Star
Year opened: 1967
Plant size (sq ft): 3,500,000

Wayne Stamping & Assembly

Wayne, Michigan (United States)
Products: Ford Focus (4-door and wagon)
Year opened: 1952
Plant size (sq ft): 3,503,800

Wixom Assembly

Wixom, Michigan (United States)
Products: Lincoln Town Car, LS and Ford Thunderbird
Year opened: 1957
Plant size (sq ft): 4,700,000