Cuautitlán Assembly

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The Cuautitlán Stamping and Assembly Plant (CSAP) is a Ford Motor Company manufacturing facility located in Cuautitlán Izcalli, México. The 202-acre (0.82 km2) site opened in 1964 and currently manufactures the Fiesta, prior to most recently manufacturing trucks.

Construction of the plant began in 1962 and plant was inaugurated on November 4, 1964. Full vehiclular assembly operations began operation in 1970,[1] and since production began, the plant has manufactured over 2.2 million vehicles.[2]

After extensive modification, the plant began manufacture of the model year 2011 Fiesta subcompact for the North American market.[3] Modifications included an expansion of 25,800 m2, construction of five new lines of high-productivity presses, incorporation of 270 robots and in-line measuring systems, as well as incorporation of adjustable ergonomic platforms in the upholstery area and new paint facilities.[2] The plant effectively includes all major subassemblies of the vehicle body as well as final assembly.[2]

The plant has previously manufactured the F-150, F-200, F-250, F-350, F-600, F-550, F-650, F-750, F-800, P-350, P-400, W-250, W-350, W-650, W-750, X-250, X-350, X-650, X-670, X-750, Ford LTD, Mercury Grand Marquis, Ford Thunderbird, Mercury Cougar, Ford Tempo, Mercury Topaz, Ford Contour, and Mercury Mystique.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ford Mexico (in Spanish)". 
  2. ^ a b c "FORD BEGINS ALL-NEW FIESTA PRODUCTION AT TRANSFORMED CUAUTITLAN PLANT COMPLEX". Ford Media, May 11th, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Ford Invests $75 Million to Prepare Michigan Truk Plant for Small-Vehicle Production". Ford Motor Company. 26 August 2008. Archived from the original on 22 February 2012. Retrieved 13 October 2012. In 2010, Cuautitlan Assembly, which currently produces F-Series pickups, will begin building the new Fiesta subcompact car for North America. 
  4. ^ "Cuautitlán Assembly Plant". Media.Ford.com. Archived from the original on 3 April 2008. Retrieved 8 September 2008.