Gov. Whitmer announces $1B investment at GM Flint Assembly
Monday, Gov. Whitmer will travel to Flint for announcements in the manufacturing and commerce fields.
FLINT, Mich. (WILX) - Monday, Governor Gretchen Whitmer will travel to Flint for announcements in the manufacturing and commerce fields.
First, Gov. Whitmer stopped at General Motors Flint Assembly off Van Slyke to announce a $1 billion investment in two GM facilities in Flint. The investment will go toward producing the next-generation internal combustion engine heavy-duty trucks, including the Silverado and the Sierra.
Gov. Whitmer was joined by Flint Mayor Sheldon Neely and UAW leaders including UAW Local 598 president Ryan Buchalski and UAW Vice President Mike Booth, and GM Executive Vice President of Global Manufacturing and Sustainability Gerald Johnson.
Investment in two Flint plants
- GM will invest $788 million into the Flint Assembly plant for an expansion to the body shop building, general assembly conveyor expansion, and new tooling equipment.
- GM will invest $233 million into the Flint Metal Center to create new stamping dies for the production of the next-generation ICE heavy-duty trucks, press refurbishments, and new equipment.
Later, Gov. Whitmer will travel across town to the former GM Buick City site for a groundbreaking ceremony of the Flint Commerce Center.
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