Toyota Kentucky Celebrates 30 Years in Georgetown with Visitor Center UnveilingKAM
Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc. (TMMK) is looking to the future as it celebrates 30 years since breaking ground in Georgetown, Ky. Toyota investment in Kentucky has grown to $6 billion. TMMK makes America’s best-selling car, the Camry, along with the Camry Hybrid, Avalon and Avalon Hybrid and Lexus ES 350, and now employs 8,000 full-time team members.
TMMK leaders say the future is bright….
· Major plant makeover being reviewed, including new technologies to build ever-better cars
· Construction of new engineering building and addition of 300 engineers ($80 million investment)
· Looking to develop the future workforce by attracting students to STEM, including a special guest appearance of a robot made by local students
Additions to the Visitor Center include the first Lexus produced in America; a new distracted driving simulator with a virtual reality driving experience; and, Toyota Gifony, which gives users an unprecedented back stage pass to an incredible world of high technology, people-powered machines and music to let you see how your car goes from a coil of steel to what’s parked in your driveway and then create a music video.
WHAT: Toyota Kentucky 30th Anniversary Celebration
WHEN: Wednesday, June 8 at 10 a.m.
WHERE: Toyota Visitor Center
1001 Cherry Blossom Way, Georgetown, KY 40324
Enter through Gate 2, follow signs for visitor parking