AVON LAKE, Ohio – Ford plans to invest $ 900 million in the Ohio Assembly Plant located in Avon Lake.  City officials shared the latest news in a press release released on Friday.
"As a city, we are trying to find ways to support all of our businesses and hope that our support can facilitate growth," says Avon Lake Economic Development Director Ted Esborn. "But today's news from Ford and UAW is a tremendous happiness for the city. We are fortunate and grateful."
As part of the investment, a new product will be added to the line in 2023.
"We are pleased that Ford, the state of Ohio, Team NEO, UAW and the City of Avon Lake have built such a positive working relationship, "says Avon Lake Mayor Greg Zilka.
According to the UAW contract summary, an additional $ 150 million will be pledged to the Cleveland Engine plant.
A total of 19 facilities nationwide will receive investment.