Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc. (TMMK) is Toyota’s largest vehicle manufacturing plant in the world, capable of producing 550,000 vehicles and more than 600,000 engines annually. Toyota broke ground in Georgetown, Kentucky, in May of 1986 and two years later (May 1988) produced its first Camry. Since then, more than 13 million vehicles have rolled off Toyota’s assembly lines in Kentucky, where full-time employment is more than 9,300. In addition to the Camry, America’s best-selling car, TMMK manufactures the Camry Hybrid, RAV4 Hybrid, Lexus ES 350, and ES 300h, as well as four-cylinder and V-6 engines. Toyota has invested more than $147 million to various philanthropic and educational initiatives since 1986.
Facts and Figures
Units Assembled in 2021*
- Plant Site: 1,300+ acres
- Total facility size: 9 million sq. Ft. (equal to 157 football fields under roof)
- Products: Camry/ Camry Hybrid/ ES 300h/ RAV4 Hybrid/ 4-cylinder & V6 engines/ Axles/ steering components/ machined blocks/ cylinder heads/ crankshafts/ camshafts/ rods & axle assemblies
- Production: Vehicles
- Supplier Information: 400+ parts and commodities supplier locations in the U.S.; 120+ located in Kentucky
- Operations: Stamping, die manufacturing, body weld, paint, plastics, vehicle assembly, engine/axle machining and assembly
- Investment: As part of Toyota’s commitment to invest $13 billion in the U.S. over five years (through 2021), TMMK announced a $238 million investment to add two more hybrid vehicles to its manufacturing lineup. Production of the Lexus ES 300h began May 2019 followed by the RAV4 Hybrid in January 2020.
- Total Investment : more than $8.5 billion
- Tours : TMMK offers tours of its plant Monday through Friday at 9:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., plus a Thursday night tour at 6:00 p.m. For reservations, go to www.tourtoyota.com.
- *Disclaimer : 2020 production numbers reflect impact of COVID-19 shutdowns