GM investing $920M in Duramax expansion of Brookville plant

General Motors (GM) will add about 1.1 million square feet to its plant in Brookville in a “$920 million investment in Duramax diesel engine production, quadrupling the size of the Campus Boulevard plant,” the Dayton Daily News reports. The future of GM’s original engine plant in Moraine after the expansion is unknown, but Mike Trevorrow, vice president, GM North America manufacturing, said, “I think the original plant with DMAX has a good, long future with us,” according to the article. After the expansion is complete, Moraine workers will be moved to Brookville, bringing that facility’s workforce to more than 800 employees. The Brookville investment “is GM’s third in Ohio in the last 10 months, the company said. The automaker has also announced investments at its Toledo Propulsion Systems plant and another investment in its Defiance plant, totaling $1.7 billion.” For more, read the full article.

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