Manufacturing company to expand Buffalo plant, a $64 million investment

Toyota Motor Manufacturing West Virginia will be expanding its Buffalo plant, adding an additional $64 million investment in the facility bringing with it 40 new jobs

03/14/2011


Toyota Motor Manufacturing West Virginia (TMMWV) officials announced a major expansion of its Buffalo plant, saying the company would be adding an additional $64 million investment in the facility bringing with it 40 new jobs.

With this new investment, the total number of jobs at the Buffalo plant will exceed 1,100. Toyota will produce additional 6-speed automatic transmissions at the facility. The expansion will allegedly bring TMMWV's annual transmission capacity to nearly 400,000. The expansion raises total employment to approximately 1,100 and total plant investment to $1.26 billion.

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- Edited by Amanda McLeman, Plant Engineering, www.plantengineering.com



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