GMPT Romulus Engine

General Motors Powertrain

36880 Ecorse Rd.
Romulus, MI 48174, USA
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Longitude = -83.401772

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General Motors Is Sued by Arizona for $3 Billion Over Recalls
New York Times - Nov 20, 2014
It said “New G.M.,” the term used for the company that emerged from bankruptcy in 2009, “was not born innocent.
Arizona is first US state to sue GM over delayed recalls - Reuters
Arizona sues General Motors for billions over delayed recalls - KTAR.com

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:30:00 -0800
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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.