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Ford Commits to 2,000 New Jobs in Lorain County

The Ford Motor Company will add an additional 200 new jobs to Northeast Ohio to build electric vehicles.

Mon Sep 26 2022

Company Name: Ford Motor Company 

Location: Avon Lake 

Site Region: Northeast 

  • Industry Sector: Automotive 

Company Profile: The Ford Ohio Assembly Plant is a domestic auto manufacturing plant that traditionally made the F-650/750 truck the F-350/450/550 Super Duty Chassis, e-series cutaway. Ford's announcement at the plant is meant to help assemble an all-new commercial electric vehicle (EV). 

Company Website: https://www.ford.com 

Project Summary: 

Type of Project: Expansion 

Jobs: 

  • Jobs committed: 2,000 
  • Jobs retained: 1,660 
  • Types of jobs: Manufacturing Jobs 

Capital Investment: $1,500,000,000 

Timetable: Construction is expected to begin later this year and the assembly line is expected to begin in the mid-decade 

Company Need: 

Ford is creating 2,000 jobs and has committed a $1.5 billion investment at its Ohio Assembly Plant to expand its production capabilities. It will bring a new, commercial electric vehicle to Ohio Assembly to build off the plant's existing commercial vehicle center of excellence for internal combustion engine vehicles. Ford is transitioning its business to expand its electric vehicle offerings and capture market growth. 

Testimonial: 

“Ohio is one of the world’s great automotive hubs and a key manufacturing state that has been central to Ford since we first opened Ohio Assembly Plant in 1958.”
Kumar Galhotra
President / Ford Blue 

Why Ohio?  

Ford chose Ohio to assemble an all-new electric commercial vehicle because Avon Lake in Lorain County has the experienced talent and workforce to build electric vehicles. 

Collaborators:  

JobsOhio, TeamNeo, Lorain County, Avon Lake 

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