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Toyota Mississippi first shift canceled; second shift to resume

Toyota Mississippi in Blue Springs has canceled the first shift for both production and administration, plant officials said. Skilled and facilities team members are asked to contact their supervisors for their start times. The second shift will resume normal operations.

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After the metal is stamped, the parts are inspected for quality before they head to body weld and assembly.

Toyota Mississippi celebrates building of 500,000th Corolla

Earlier today, the Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi plant in Blue Springs built its 500,000th Corolla sedan. As you can see, the workers decorated it a bit. It’s the fastest a Toyota plant in the U.S. has reached a half-million cars, all in a little more than three years (production began in October 2011). TMMMS beat […]

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Toyota holds on to global sales crown for third year

For the third year in a row, Toyota Motor Corp. led the globe in auto sales in 2014. Toyota edged Volkswagen AG, while General Motors Co. was third.  Toyota’s sales were up 3 percent from 2013,  selling 10.23 million vehicles last year. Volkswagen sold 10.14 million vehicles in 2014, up  4 percent. GM’s global sales rose 2 percent […]

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Toyota Mississippi donates toys, money to Salvation Army

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi and its team members donated over 375 items including toys, clothes, electronics and beauty products during the company’s annual toy drive to help make Christmas wishes come true for families receiving services from the Salvation Army. Toyota Mississippi also donated $10,000 to provide more than 13,000 meals to the Army’s clients […]

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Toyota Mississippi makes donation to American Legion Post 49

At a Veterans Day ceremony at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi in Blue Springs today, company officials marked the plant’s first commemoration of the day.  TMMMS, which began production in October 2011, employs 2,000 workers, 160 of whom are veterans. At the ceremony, Toyota Mississippi made a $2,500 donation to American Legion Post 49 in Tupelo, […]

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Auto museum, area career and tech centers get Corollas

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi donated seven cars today, the second time in as many years the Blue Springs plant has done so. This time, TMMMS donated six Corolla sedans to the career and technology centers in Lee, Pontotoc and Union counties. A seventh car went to the Tupelo Automobile Museum for display. The museum also has on display a Toyopet, the first car Toyota imported […]

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The site of the water garden and park is on Highway 9, across from the Post Office

Toyota Mississippi helping Blue Springs build community space

It’s been a dream of Blue Springs officials to build a community park of some sort for its 400 or so residents, but the budget never has been big enough to accommodate that dream.  Not until today, when a corporate neighbor announced it would lend a hand. That neighbor, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi, is donating about […]

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