Toyota’s first manufacturing facility in North America, TABC, Inc., has been helping to build the company’s reputation for quality in everything it assembles. Today, with the help of more than 350 employees, TABC is a primary supplier of parts for Tacoma trucks and past model service parts. The plant creates stamped parts, steering columns, catalytic converters, weld sub-assemblies, sheet metal and aluminum components. TABC also assembles stamped parts and welded sub-assemblies.

Facts and Figures

Manufacturing Plant

Components

Toyota Operations

1972

Groundbreaking

11.7 Million

Parts ASSEMBLED IN 2020

350+

JOBS CREATED

  • Units Assembled: Sheet metal and aluminum components, weld sub-assemblies, steering columns and catalytic converters and painted service parts
  • Total Investment: $485 million
  • Environmental Efforts: TABC is based in Long Beach, California, and it plays its part in the environmentally conscious state. In its efforts, the plant uses specifically formulated low volatile organic compound lubrication oils in its stamping processes. TABC also utilizes HEPA filtration in its plasma and laser cutting equipment. And the company is currently in the process of installing a stormwater filtration system to filter and clean rainwater from the facility.
  • Community Involvement: TABC has made numerous donations to nonprofit organizations to help its Long Beach neighbors. Through a joint sponsorship with Toyota Motor Sales and Toyota Financial Services, TABC donated $35,000 to California Conference for Equality and Justice (CCEJ), a human relations organization dedicated to eliminating bias and racism through education, conflict resolution and advocacy. The plant also donated Toyota Siennas to Children Today and United Friends of the Children.

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Jim Zehmer

Jim Zehmer

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