A ceremony to dedicate the Chrysler Group LLC transmission plant in Tipton is set for Tuesday. The event will include Chief Executive Officer Sergio Marchionne. The automaker is planning to create 850 jobs at the facility by next year. May 9, 2014

News Release

TIPTON, Ind. – Chrysler Group LLC Chairman and CEO Sergio Marchionne will join state and local officials, UAW representatives and company employees to dedicate its new Tipton Transmission Plant (Ind.).

In February 2013, the Company announced that it would acquire an existing facility and invest $162 million to establish an additional assembly site for the nine-speed transmission, creating up to 850 new jobs.


Tipton Transmission Plant

Tipton, Ind.


Tuesday, May 13, 2014


Sergio Marchionne, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Chrysler Group LLC

Don Havens, Mayor, City of Tipton

Phil Heron, President, Board of Tipton County Commissioners

Rich Boruff, President, UAW Local 685

David Dukes, Plant Manager, Tipton Transmission Plant, Chrysler Group LLC

Source: Chrysler Group LLC

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