HYUNDAI MOTOR MANUFACTURING ALABAMA, LLC ADDING THIRD PRODUCTION SHIFT

Posted on 30. Apr, 2012 by in Hyundai Canada

Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama, LLC (HMMA) now announced skeleton to supplement a third change of prolongation during a Montgomery facility. HMMA will supplement 877 positions to support a further of a third change bringing a sum series of jobs combined during a plant to some-more than 3,000. HMMA’s 2012 prolongation ability will boost by approximately 20,000 units.

“The continued success of Hyundai’s Sonata and Elantra in North America is a approach thoughtfulness of a loyalty to peculiarity and craftsmanship by each HMMA group member,” pronounced Young Deuk Lim, HMMA boss and arch executive officer. “This joining is a pivotal reason Hyundai Motor Company chose to continue to deposit in a people of Alabama and boost car prolongation in Montgomery.”

The transition to 3 shifts will start in Sep 2012. Job applications and pre-employment training will start this summer. The employing routine will be facilitated by Alabama Industrial Development Training (AIDT). The increasing volume during HMMA will also emanate some-more jobs during circuitously suppliers.

HMMA began producing a newly redesigned Sonata in Dec 2009, and a sedan has consistently been Hyundai’s best-selling vehicle. The Alabama-built Sonata represents 33 percent of Hyundai’s U.S. sales. The newly redesigned Elantra has been fabricated during HMMA given Oct 2010 and, together with prolongation from Korea, represents 31 percent of Hyundai’s U.S. sales. Canadian sales of a Sonata and Elantra comment for some-more than 14 percent of HMMA’s annual production.

Hyundai Motor America sales were adult 20 percent during 2011. The proclamation of additional U.S. prolongation ability comes as Hyundai’s U.S. sales pennyless an all-time sales record in Mar 2012. Through Mar 2012, sales of a Sonata and Elantra sedans have already seen year-over-year sales boost of 6 percent and 8 percent, respectively, that is above a record levels set during 2011.

###

Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama, headquartered in Montgomery, Ala., is an eccentric production operation of Hyundai Motor Company, formed in Seoul, Korea. HMMA now produces a 2013 Sonata and Elantra sedans. Hyundai cars and competition application vehicles are distributed via a United States by Hyundai Motor America and are sole and serviced by some-more than 900 Hyundai dealerships opposite North America.

Tags: ,

No comments.

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.