Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc. (TMMK) Fact Sheet

Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc. (TMMK) is Toyota’s largest vehicle manufacturing plant in the world.*

Annual Capacity: 550,000 vehicles and 600,000 engines

Products: Lexus ES 350 / Camry sedan / Camry Hybrid sedan/ Avalon sedan / Avalon Hybrid sedan / 4-cylinder & V6 engines / axles steering components / machined blocks / cylinder heads / crankshafts / camshafts / rods & axle assemblies / dies

Operations: Stamping, die manufacturing, body weld, paint, plastics, vehicle assembly, engine/axle machining and assembly

Current Full-time Employment: 8,200 (all-time high)

Plant President: Wilbert W. (Wil) James, Jr.

Location: Georgetown, KY

Plant Site: 1,300+ acres

Total facility size:  8.1 million sq. ft.
(Equal to 169 football fields under roof)

Supplier Information: 350+ parts and commodities supplier locations in the U.S.; 100+ located in Kentucky

Total investment since 2013: $1.86 billion

2017 Investment: Toyota’s record investment of $1.33 billion to introduce Toyota New Global Architecture and other next generation improvements will position the plant for long term success. In addition to TNGA improvements, TMMK will undergo other makeovers that will, together, modernize and streamline the production process. That includes updating equipment and construction of an all-new paint shop.

Production impact: *based on capacity

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What is TNGA?
Toyota New Global Architecture. TNGA represents a completely new strategy to the way the company designs, engineers, and manufactures its vehicles. In addition, it will shorten the development cycle for vehicle improvements and new vehicles. TNGA retains all of Toyota’s traditional values of exceptional build quality and safety while injecting a fun driving experience with more responsive handling, regardless of the model.

What will TNGA do for TMMK?
TNGA will allow TMMK to be a more flexible production environment, which will position the plant to compete globally for new models, build ever-better cars, and respond quicker and more capably to market demands down the road.

TMMK’s impact on the Commonwealth
A recent study by the Center for Automotive Research shows Toyota Kentucky supports nearly 30,000 jobs across the state (direct, indirect, and spin-off). TMMK employees live in 80 Kentucky counties, and there are more than 100 suppliers located across the Commonwealth.