Community,Manufacturing | July 03 2019

Building the Next Generation Workforce: Students Explore Detroit’s Only Auto Assembly Facility

Last month, Jefferson North Assembly Plant (JNAP) opened its doors to 100 students from Detroit’s Southeastern High School who were ready to learn more about the people and processes involved in building the Jeep® Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango. The three-part event, known as Manufacturing Day, included an engine demonstration; production simulation stations; and, of
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Manufacturing,Our People | September 10 2018

How Duct Tape and Cardboard Improved Nine-Speed Transmission Production

Scissors, duct tape and cardboard. These three resources, combined with a GoPro digital camera, helped employees at Indiana Transmission Plant I (ITPI) develop a solution to improve the efficiency of nine-speed transmission production. Before we tell you more about the “duct, paper, scissors” move, let’s explain a bit about transmission manufacturing. Gears are a major
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