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Ford invests at least $400 million in Claycomo plant
January 18, 2011

Gov. Nixon looks on as Ziad Ojakli, group vice president of the Ford Motor Company, signs a memorandum of understanding in which the company commits to invest at least $400 million to bring a next-generation production line to its Kansas City Assembly Plant and retain at least 3,750 jobs. Ford and the state signed the memorandum on the hood of a Made-in-Missouri Ford F-150 pickup truck. Missouri faced stiff competition from other states for this major investment, but Gov. Nixon called the General Assembly into special session last summer to pass the Missouri Manufacturing Jobs Act, which provided economic tools that were a critical factor in Ford's decision to invest in Missouri.download

Ford invests at least $400 million in Claycomo plant