FACT SHEET: MICHIGAN ASSEMBLY PLANT
- Plant name: Michigan Assembly Plant
- Location: Wayne, Mich.
- Wayne Assembly Plant: Hourly – 1,910; Salaried – 100
- Wayne Integrated Stamping: Hourly – 1,270; Salaried – 55
- Products: All-new Focus (2010), Battery-electric Focus (2011)
- Year opened: 1957
- Site size in acres: 140
- Plant size in square feet: 2,866,000
- Product history: Station wagon bodies for Wayne Assembly Plant; Ford Bronco, Ford F-Series, Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator
- Ford Motor Company will invest $550 million to bring the production of the all-new Ford Focus and a battery-electric version of the Focus to the plant.
- Key to the changeover at the plant is a flexible body-shop operation, which uses reprogrammable tooling, standardized equipment in the paint shop and common-build sequence in final assembly.
- The plant is designed to be efficient, with synchronous material flow, and ergonomically friendly, with a skillet conveyor system designed to promote ease of movement for employees.