New Ford Pre-Assembly Plant Anchors Commerce Park Chicago Development On Southeast SideIt's an ambitious project to reclaim former manufacturing space at 121st Street and Avenue O in Hegewisch.
Coronavirus Closings: Ford Shuts Down Torrence Avenue Assembly Plant To Slow Spread Of COVID-19Ford Motor Company is closing its Torrence Avenue assembly plant after Thursday's shifts, so it can be cleaned due to concerns about the spread of coronavirus.
Ford Investing $1 Billion In Chicago Plants, Adding 500 Jobs, To Expand SUV ProductionThe expansion of the Chicago Assembly Plant and Chicago Heights Stamping Plant will allow greater capacity for production of three models of SUV.
Wearable Exoskeletons Aid In Worker Production, Reduce InjuriesExoskeleton vests are being introduced in 15 auto plants in seven countries, and the business of providing technology to augment the human workforce is expected to boom in the coming years.
One Killed, One Critically Injured After Wall Collapse At Ford Plant On South SideA contract worker was killed and another critically injured after a wall collapse at a Ford Motor assembly plant in the South Deering neighborhood on the South Side Saturday morning, according to a statement by Ford.
Ford Workers OK Contract, Paving Way For New Jobs In ChicagoFord Motor Co. workers today approved a new national labor contract, despite the objections of workers here in Chicago.
Ford Reports $6.6B Profit, Workers To Get Big BonusesFord Motor Co. on Friday reported a $6.6 billion profit for the full year — more than double its profits in 2009 — resulting in the biggest profit-sharing payouts to union workers in 10 years.