Toledo Machining Plant

8000 Chrysler Drive, Perrysburg, Ohio, United States

Floor Space: 1.2 million square feet

Acreage: 169 acres

Steering Columns for:
  • Warren Truck Assembly Plant (Mich.)
  • Belvidere Assembly Plant (Ill.)
  • Toledo Assembly Complex (Ohio)
  • Windsor Assembly Plant (Ontario, Canada)
  • Toluca Assembly Plant (Mexico)
  • Saltillo Assembly Plant (Mexico)
  • Carabobo Assembly Plant (Venezuela)
Torque Converters for:
  • Kokomo Transmission Plant (Ind.)
  • Indiana Transmission Plant (Kokomo, Ind.)
  • Tipton Transmission Plant (Ind.)
  • Toluca Assembly Plant (Mexico)
Employment: 564 (455 hourly; 109 salaried)

Union Local: UAW Local 1435

Plant History: Construction began in 1964 with production starting in 1966. Toledo Machining Plant expanded in 1969, adding 226,000 square feet. Several products are specified vehicle safety items, requiring precision machining operations with high quality standards. 

In August 2011, the Company announced that it would invest $72 million to produce steering columns, and new generation torque converters for the eight-speed rear-wheel-drive and nine-speed front-wheel-drive transmissions. Nearly two years later in April 2013, the Company announced an additional investment of $19.6 million to increase capacity of the nine-speed torque converter. 

In August 2018, FCA announced that the plant would produce a key component for first plug-in hybrid Jeep®. Toledo Machining will build the critical Power Electronics module for the Jeep Wrangler PHEV, scheduled to launch in 2020, positioning the facility to play a key role in helping the Company meet future regulatory requirements.

World Class Manufacturing Accomplishments
Toledo Machining was awarded silver status for its results in implementing World Class Manufacturing (WCM) on June 20, 2018. WCM is a methodology that focuses on eliminating waste, increasing productivity, and improving quality and safety in a systematic and organized way. It engages the workforce to provide and implement suggestions on how to improve their jobs and their plants.Toledo Machining was awarded bronze status in September 2016. 

 (Updated: January 2022)

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