GMPT Romulus Engine

General Motors Powertrain

36880 Ecorse Rd.
Romulus, MI 48174, USA
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Employees - Hourly
720
Employees - Salary
147
Products
  • 4.3L V-6 (2009 CY produced 54,237)
  • Gen IV V-8 (2009 CY produced 280,961)
Year Opened
1976
Recent Major Investments
2006 - $50 million for several program upgrades
Plant Size
1.4 Million sq. ft.
Recent Awards
  • 2010: Gold Achievement award by the American Heart Association recognizing Romulus Engine for promoting employee health and fitness (also awarded in 2009)
  • 2010: Occupational Excellence Achievement Award National Safety Council
  • 2009: Neighborhood Environmental Partners Program Award (also awarded in 2008)
  • 2009: Clean Corporate Citizen Longevity Award (over 5 years in program)
  • 2009: Michigan Business Pollution Prevention Partner (MBP3)
  • 2009: Quality Management System Assessment Recertified (TS 16949)
  • 2008: Recertified Environmental Management System ISO 14001
  • 2008: Wildlife Habitat Council "Wildlife at Work" Certification
Plant History
  • 1976: Started production for GM Detroit Diesel Engine Division
  • 1986: Acquired by Chevrolet-Pontiac-Canada Group and began producing the 4.3L V6 gasoline engine.
  • 1992: Selected to produce GM's third generation of V8 engines (Gen III)
  • 1996: Started production of Gen III V-8 engines for C-5 Corvette
  • 1998: Started production of Gen III V-8 engines for GMT-800 Trucks
  • 2004: Began launch of Gen IV V8 engines (Active Fuel Management) for GMT-300 Trucks, while maintaining current production levels.
  • 2005: Began conversion from cast iron to aluminum on one V8 block line, while maintaining current production levels.
  • 2006: Launched Gen IV engines in GMT-900 SUV's
Description
Romulus Engine employs nearly 900 people. Hourly employees are represented by UAW Local 163. The plant produces a variety of V6 and V8 engines that power GM full-size SUVs and pickups, including the Cadillac Escalade, GMC Denali, Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra, Chevrolet Avalanche, Chevrolet Suburban, Chevrolet Colorado, GMC Canyon, Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana. Romulus-built engines are also used for marine and industrial applications. Over 335,000 engines were produced in the 2009 calendar year. Historically, the plant has a long-standing reputation of quality, productivity and performance.