Toyota Official Says Parts Shortage Hardly Noticeable at Georgetown Plant

It’s been more than a month since production increased at the Toyota plant in Georgetown, Kentucky after a weeks-long parts shortage. The shortage was caused by the April earthquake and tsunami in Japan, which severed and disrupted supply chains. All of Toyota’s 13 North American plants saw production drop as a result. “We were fortunate… Continue reading Toyota Official Says Parts Shortage Hardly Noticeable at Georgetown Plant

Production Increases at Georgetown Toyota Plant

This year’s earthquake and tsunami in Japan caused a parts shortage that led to diminished production at Toyota Motor Company’s 13 American plants. It also damaged the automaker’s sales. And now, Toyota is now preparing to increase production and competition. The Toyota plant in Georgetown, Kentucky was more active during the parts shortage than most other… Continue reading Production Increases at Georgetown Toyota Plant

Toyota to Halt Production for Several Days

As a shortage of parts from Japan continues, the Toyota Motor Company will halt production at its North American plants this month. Plants will not produce vehicles on the 15th, 18th, 21st, 22nd and 25th. However the Georgetown Kentucky plant will be active on the 21st. It’s possible the parts shortage will continue beyond this… Continue reading Toyota to Halt Production for Several Days

Toyota Halts Production Again at Georgetown Plant

A production line that makes Toyota Camrys and Avalons in Georgetown, Kentucky will shut down one day later this month because of lagging sales of the models. About 2,500 people work on the line. Plant spokesperson Rick Hesterberg says it might not be the end of production halts. “We are looking at some other potential… Continue reading Toyota Halts Production Again at Georgetown Plant

Toyota Cuts Production, Georgetown Plant Included

Car sales continue to decline and that has Toyota Motor Corporation changing its production schedule to offset an inventory surplus. Many of the company’s North American plants will see schedule changes, including its operation in Georgetown, Kentucky. Spokesperson Rick Hesterberg says the national recession is taking its toll. “We’ve seen high inventory levels caused by… Continue reading Toyota Cuts Production, Georgetown Plant Included

Toyota to Slow Production at Georgetown Plant

The downturn in the national economy means a slowdown in production at the Toyota Manufacturing Plant in Georgetown, Kentucky. The plant makes the Camry, Avalon and Solara, as well as the new Venza crossover and employs about seven-thousand permanent workers. The production lines for the Camry and Avalon will be pared back starting in mid-December.… Continue reading Toyota to Slow Production at Georgetown Plant