Nissan: Nissan Celebrates 30th Anniversary of U.S. Manufacturing with Creation of 900 Jobs

Posted on 27. Jun, 2013 by in Nissan Canada

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – In and with a 30th anniversary of a Smyrna, Tenn. Vehicle Assembly Plant, Nissan is adding some-more than 900 prolongation jobs to support destiny prolongation of a Nissan Rogue, imprinting a initial time a Rogue has been constructed in a United States.  

“Our investment creates hundreds of new jobs and underscores Nissan’s longtime joining to a employees and expanding operations around a country,” pronounced Senior Vice President of Manufacturing Bill Krueger. “Our dedicated workforce in a United States continues to build high-quality vehicles, such as a Altima, Pathfinder and LEAF, that are pushing expansion with sales adult a total 70 percent in May.” 

Throughout a final 30 years, a Nissan Smyrna Vehicle Assembly Plant has grown significantly and remade from a domestic manufacturer to a tellurian one. In only a final year, Smyrna has turn home to a country’s largest lithium-ion automotive battery plant ancillary prolongation of a all-electric, zero-emission 2013 Nissan LEAF, as good as a new paint plant that sets standards for appetite efficiency.

Nissan’s initial U.S.-based prolongation trickery has been building peculiarity vehicles and long-lasting careers in Tennessee for some-more than 3 decades. Pictured clockwise from inside a lorry are Nissan Smyrna employees with 30 years of service: Kathy Kyle, Shirley Greene, Mark Redfern, Angela Price, Kevin Fongnaly, Mark Pionke, Greg Sells, and Melvin Norwood.

“Today’s proclamation shows a strength of a association and is another miracle in a prolonged success story of Nissan here in Tennessee,” Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam said. “I wish to honour Nissan for their accomplishments over a final 30 years and a extensive impact their success has had on a state’s economy and a thousands of people they employ.”

Beginning with a new Nissan Altima, and stability this tumble with a launch of an all-new Rogue, Nissan will launch 5 core-volume models in 15 months in a United States. Those launches will cover some-more than 75 percent of salon volume. The change of Rogue prolongation to a United States is partial of Nissan’s broader plan to focus production. By 2015, Nissan aims to have 85 percent of a products that are sole in a United States constructed in North America. Nissan has seen U.S. direct for a Rogue, approaching to start prolongation in a tumble of 2013, grow from only underneath 100,000 units in 2010 to 142,000 units in 2012. In May, Rogue sales reached an all-time high of 17,333 units.

Since a initial U.S.-assembled vehicle, a white pickup truck, rolled off a public line in Jun 1983, Nissan’s prolongation footprint has grown steadily.  The multiple of car public plants in Canton, Miss. and Smyrna, Tenn. and a powertrain plant in Decherd, Tenn. have constructed some-more than 12 million vehicles and combined some-more than 14,000 prolongation jobs in a United States. Production during Nissan’s Smyrna and Canton public plants grew by some-more than 14 percent in 2012.

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About Nissan
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Japan’s second-largest automotive company, is headquartered in Yokohama, Japan, and is partial of a Renault-Nissan Alliance. Operating with some-more than 267,000 employees globally, Nissan sole some-more than 4.9 million vehicles and generated income of 9.6 trillion yen (USD 116.16 billion) in mercantile 2012. Nissan delivers a extensive operation of over 60 models underneath a Nissan and Infiniti brands. In 2010, Nissan introduced a Nissan LEAF, and continues to lead in zero-emission mobility. The LEAF, a initial mass-market, pure-electric car launched globally, is now a best-selling EV in history.

For some-more information on a products, services and joining to tolerable mobility, revisit a website during http://www.nissan-global.com/EN/.

About Nissan North America
In North America, Nissan’s operations embody automotive styling, engineering, consumer and corporate financing, sales and marketing, placement and manufacturing. Nissan is dedicated to improving a sourroundings underneath a Nissan Green Program and has been famous as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of a Year in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 by a U.S Environmental Protection Agency. More information on Nissan in North America and a finish line of Nissan and Infiniti vehicles can be found online during www.NissanUSA.com and www.InfinitiUSA.com, or revisit a Americas media sites NissanNews.com and InfinitiNews.com.

 

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Justin P. Saia
Corporate Communications
Nissan North America, Inc.
justin.saia@nissan-usa.com
(615) 725-3061

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