Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia Launches Second Shift Production

Posted on 01. Oct, 2010 by in Kia Canada


Plant starts prolongation of 2011 Hyundai Santa Fe

West Point, GA, Oct 1,2010 Yesterday Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc. (KMMG) distinguished a launch of a second change of prolongation during a new West Point facility. KMMG hired some-more than 600 new organisation members to ready for a further of a second change that starts prolongation currently bringing a sum series of jobs combined during a plant to some-more than 2,000.

Kia Motors combined a second change in response to a successful sales of a 2011 Kia Sorento, that has been Kia’s best-selling indication in a U.S. each month given it debuted in January. The second change will assistance accommodate a stability direct for a Kia Sorento while adding ability to build a Hyundai Santa Fe. KMMG began prolongation of a Santa Fe on Sep 28.

Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc. (KMMG) celebrates a launch of a second change of prolongation during a new West Point facility.

“KMMG has constructed 100,000 Sorentos to date and a quality, craftsmanship and courtesy to fact that goes into building a Sorento from a whole KMMG organisation has helped make it a best-selling Kia car in a United States,” pronounced Byung Mo Ahn, organisation boss and CEO of Kia Motors America and Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia. “With a further of a second change we are building on that substructure to boost KMMG’s volume and boost a joining to a U.S. and internal economy.

In further to a some-more than 2,000 jobs combined during Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, suppliers have hired some-more than 5,200 people for jobs combined to support prolongation during a plant. More than 1,000 KMMG organisation members trafficked to Korea for hands-on knowledge operative with a primogenitor company.

Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc. (KMMG) is a initial prolongation site in North America for Kia Motors Corporation formed in Seoul, Korea. KMMG is located on 2,200 acres in West Point, Georgia, and began mass prolongation of a 2011 Kia Sorento on Nov. 16, 2009. At full capacity, a plant will have a ability to arrange 300,000 vehicles annually from U.S. and globally sourced parts.

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