TOYOTA ANNOUNCES NEW FACILITY LOCATION
Toyota Motor Corporation announced the location of the company's tenth U. S. production facility at Blue Springs, Mississippi.
Toyota's facility will produce 2,000 direct jobs once the plant is operational and another 4,900 indirect jobs within five years of the plant's opening.
Toyota will produce its Corolla — 150,000 units per year — at the Blue Springs site. Annual payroll is estimated at $328 million. Production is expected to begin Fall 2011.