World Class Manufacturing and Logistics Newsroom

FCA US Tipton Transmission Plant Celebrates Silver Award in World Class Manufacturing

July 17, 2018 The FCA US Tipton Transmission Plant becomes the latest plant to be designated silver in the Company’s World Class Manufacturing (WCM) methodology. Recognized for its efforts in expanding the implementation of WCM principles, the Indiana facility is the Company’s 10th North American manufacturing location overall and fifth plant since January to achieve the milestone award.

FCA US Facilities in Ohio and Michigan Reach Silver Status in World Class Manufacturing

June 25, 2018 Two FCA US facilities have joined the ranks of silver designated plants in the Company’s World Class Manufacturing (WCM) methodology. Toledo (Ohio) Machining and Sterling Stamping (Sterling Heights, Michigan) were recognized for their efforts in expanding the implementation of WCM principles, becoming the eighth and ninth plants, respectively, to reach this milestone.

Mopar Center Line Parts Distribution Center Earns Bronze Status in World Class Logistics

May 17, 2018 The Mopar Parts Distribution Center in Center Line, Michigan, earned Bronze status in FCA’s World Class Logistics methodology, making it the first FCA distribution unit in North America to reach an award level in the program.

FCA US Warren Stamping Celebrates Silver Award in World Class Manufacturing

March 29, 2018 The FCA US Warren Stamping Plant (WSP) is celebrating after being honored with a silver award in the Company’s World Class Manufacturing (WCM) methodology, the seventh North American plant to earn such a designation. The plant was recognized for its efforts in expanding WCM throughout the facility.  

FCA México Saltillo Van Assembly Plant Celebrates Silver Award in World Class Manufacturing

March 7, 2018 The FCA México Saltillo Van Assembly Plant is celebrating after being honored with a silver award in the Company’s World Class Manufacturing (WCM) methodology. The plant, which produces the Ram ProMaster, has been recognized for its efforts in expanding WCM throughout the facility.

FCA US Detroit Engine Plant Celebrates Silver Award in World Class Manufacturing

December 15, 2017 The FCA US Mack Avenue Engine Plant is celebrating after being honored with a silver award in the Company’s World Class Manufacturing (WCM) methodology. The Detroit plant, which produces the award-winning Pentastar engine family, has been recognized for its efforts in expanding WCM throughout the facility, an honor they achieved in record time. 

FCA US, UT Partner to Train Toledo Assembly Complex Workers for Jeep® Wrangler Launch

October 20, 2017 The FCA US Toledo Assembly Complex and The University of Toledo College of Business and Innovation have teamed up to prepare more than 2,200 workers to build the next-generation Jeep® Wrangler, launching later this year.

FCA US Dedicates State-of-the-Art Training Facilities in Indiana

March 21, 2017 With the mission of cultivating, planting and growing its Indiana workforce, FCA US officially celebrated the opening of two new training facilities in the Hoosier state during a ceremony today at the World Class Manufacturing Academy housed inside the Tipton Transmission Plant.

FCA Honored With 2017 Manufacturing Leadership Awards

March 13, 2017 FCA has been selected as a winner in the 2017 Manufacturing Leadership Awards by corporate growth consulting firm Frost & Sullivan. The annual awards recognize manufacturing companies and individual manufacturing leaders that are shaping the future of global manufacturing.

FCA US World Class Manufacturing Academy Spreads Its Roots to Indiana

February 21, 2017 A new opportunity for FCA US LLC employees to learn and grow is sprouting in Indiana. The Company announced today its plans to officially open a fourth installment of its World Class Manufacturing Academy in the Hoosier State this March.

Saltillo South Engine Plant Earns World Class Manufacturing Silver Designation

November 30, 2016 The FCA US Saltillo South Engine Plant has been awarded silver status for its efforts in implementing World Class Manufacturing (WCM). It is the fourth North American facility to reach this milestone and the second to achieve it in 2016.

Warren Truck Assembly Plant Becomes Newest FCA US Bronze Plant

October 26, 2016 The FCA US Warren Truck Assembly Plant has been awarded bronze status for its efforts in implementing World Class Manufacturing (WCM). It becomes the 20th North American facility to reach the milestone award and brings to seven the number of plants that have been designated bronze in 2016.

Two FCA US Plants Join World Class Manufacturing Bronze Ranks

September 22, 2016 The FCA US Mack Avenue Engine and Toledo Machining Plants have been awarded bronze status for their efforts in implementing World Class Manufacturing (WCM). They become the 18th and 19th North American facilities to reach the milestone award and bring to six the number of plants that have been designated bronze in 2016.

Indiana Transmission Plant I Completes Local Bronze Empire

September 1, 2016 The FCA US Indiana Transmission Plant I achieved its World Class Manufacturing bronze designation today, the last of the five Indiana facilities to reach the milestone award level. Since 2009, FCA US has invested more than $1.9 billion in its Indiana facilities, collectively making them the largest transmission operation in the world.

FCA US Belvidere Assembly Joins the Ranks of Bronze Plants in World Class Manufacturing

July 14, 2016 The FCA US Belvidere Assembly Plant (Ill.) received two pieces of good news today – the first confirming that it would build the Jeep® Cherokee when it moves from its current home in Toledo, Ohio, in 2017, and the second announcing that it has been awarded bronze status for its efforts to improve in World Class Manufacturing (WCM).

FCA US Tipton Transmission Plant Earns Bronze in World Class Manufacturing; Recognition Achieved in Record Time

July 12, 2016 The FCA US Tipton Transmission Plant has been awarded bronze status for its efforts to improve in World Class Manufacturing (WCM), becoming the fastest North American plant to receive this designation.

FCA US Toledo Assembly Complex Becomes First U.S. Assembly Plant to Earn Silver in World Class Manufacturing

May 5, 2016 The FCA US Toledo Assembly Complex (Ohio) has been awarded silver status for its continuous efforts to improve in World Class Manufacturing (WCM), becoming the first U.S. assembly plant to receive this designation.

FCA US Brampton Assembly Plant Earns World Class Manufacturing Bronze Designation

December 18, 2015 The FCA US Brampton Assembly Plant has been awarded bronze status for its efforts in implementing World Class Manufacturing (WCM) and the 13th North American facility to receive this designation.  

FCA US Sterling Stamping Plant Earns World Class Manufacturing Bronze Award

December 16, 2015 The FCA US Sterling Stamping Plant has been awarded bronze status for its efforts to improve in World Class Manufacturing (WCM) and becomes the 12th North American facility to receive this designation.

FCA US Kokomo Casting Plant Becomes First-Ever Casting Facility to Earn World Class Manufacturing Bronze Award

October 16, 2015 The FCA US Kokomo Casting Plant (Ind.) has been awarded bronze status for its efforts to improve in World Class Manufacturing (WCM), becoming the first casting facility to earn recognition in this global methodology that is practiced in industries beyond automotive.

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