Tag Archives: Manufacturing

Manufacturing,Our People | June 21 2017

Off the Line: Virdy Jacobs Jr.

From fighting on the front lines in Vietnam to the battle to keep the assembly line moving at the Jefferson North Assembly Plant (JNAP), Virdy Jacobs Jr. knows the value of putting in a hard day’s work. Now 68 years old, Jacobs has a perfect attendance record at JNAP for 50 years and counting. (The
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Manufacturing | April 11 2017

Off the Line: Myrlene Gelibert-Bush

  As a winner of the 2016 Women of Color Technology All-Star Award, Myrlene Gelibert-Bush has proven she has what it takes to stand out in the world of manufacturing. Her superiors say, “as a natural coach and mentor, Myrlene is always willing to share her knowledge and experiences. If there isn’t a solution to
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Jeep,Manufacturing | April 06 2017

Time to Say Good Bye

Chuck Padden is the Plant Manager at the Toledo Assembly Complex. It’s the time of the year that most parents dread and most kids look forward to with anticipation – graduation season. Like millions of parents around the country who will soon send their children on to the next stage of their lives, the family
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Heritage | December 30 2016

Under One Roof

  For 25 years, the Chrysler Technology Center (CTC) has been the only automotive facility that can boast cutting-edge research, industry-leading design and advanced manufacturing facilities, all under one roof. When CTC opened for business in 1991, it brought employees from 28 different locations together, putting scientific research, product design, engineering and manufacturing within walking
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Community,Our People | November 29 2016

Season of Giving: #GivingTuesday

Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Small Business Saturday. These are all holidays designed to tempt shoppers to spend their money by scoring the best deals. After all that hustle and bustle today, people around the world are coming together for a selfless cause, #GivingTuesday. This global day of recognition is designed to use the power of
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Heritage,Jeep | July 15 2016

Paying tribute to a four-wheeled wartime ‘vet’

75 years ago this week a boxy, lightweight, flat-fendered workhorse rolled off a Toledo, Ohio, Assembly Plant production line and onto the World War II battlefields of Europe. The very first Jeep® vehicle was a true original. It was instantly embraced by military servicemen and women as an indispensable tool in helping win the war.
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