ONTARIO TRUCK PLANT - FACT SHEET
Located in Oakville, Ontario, near Toronto, Ford’s Ontario Truck Plant (OTP) opened in 1965 and has built light, medium and heavy trucks as well as bus chassis models during its 39 years of operation. Currently, OTP produces the Heritage F-150.
- OTP has approximately 1,300 employees.
- OTP sits on 38 hectares (94 acres) and the buildings themselves total 271,000 m2 (3.0 million ft2). OTP houses a body shop, paint facility and an assembly line.
- The assembly line totals 16 km (10 miles) and includes 218 robots.
- OTP operates on one shift of 8-10 hours a day, Monday to Friday.
- Last year, OTP produced more than 112,000 vehicles, and it has produced more than four million since it opened in 1965.
- OTP, like all Ford facilities, is certified to the ISO 9001 standard for quality and ISO 14001 for environmental efficiency.
- Production at OTP ends on June 28, 2004. On January 11, 2002, Ford Motor Company announced a restructuring of North American operations calling for the closure of five plants, including OTP in Canada.