Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc. (TMMK) is Toyota’s largest* vehicle manufacturing plant in the world, with annual capacity to produce 550,000 vehicles and 600,000 engines.
Since 1988, over 11 million vehicles have rolled off Toyota’s assembly lines in Georgetown, where full-time employment is more than 8,000. In addition to the Camry, America’s best-selling car, TMMK manufactures the Camry Hybrid, Avalon and Avalon Hybrid as well as four-cylinder and V-6 engines.
In 2015, the plant also started producing the Lexus ES 350, marking the first time a Lexus vehicle has been made in the U.S. More than 1.5 million training hours and an investment of $360 million went into bringing Lexus’ best-selling sedan on-line at TMMK.
*based on capacity
Plant President: Wilbert W. (Wil) James, Jr. Plant Site: 1,300+ acres Total facility size: 8.1 million sq. ft.
(Equal to 169 football fields under roof) Current Employment: 8,000+ Products: Lexus ES 350 / Camry sedan / Camry Hybrid sedan/ Avalon sedan / Avalon Hybrid sedan / 4-cylinder & V6 engines / axles steering components / machined blocks / cylinder heads / crankshafts / camshafts / rods & axle assemblies / dies Supplier Information: 350+ parts and commodities supplier locations in the U.S.; 100+ located in Kentucky Operations: Stamping, die manufacturing, body weld, paint, plastics, vehicle assembly, engine/axle machining and assembly
At a reception in Washington, D.C., Thursday, The Manufacturing Institute recognized 130 recipients of the Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Ahead Award, including two women from Toyota.