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Toyota, ICC looking for Advanced Manufacturing Technicians

Are you earning a degree and looking to get some valuable experience in a manufacturing setting while you’re in school? And even better, get paid while you’re working and learning? Toyota and Itawamba Community College have designed the Advanced Manufacturing Technician program. It is designed as an innovative manufacturing degree that spans five semesters of classroom […]

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Toyota shifting Corolla production from Canada to Mexico

Toyota Motor Corp. will spend $1 billion to invest in an assembly plant in Guanajuato, Mexico, moving production of the Corolla sedan from its plant in Cambridge, Ontario. Corolla production will continue at its Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi in Blue Springs. The factory in Mexico will  employ 2,000 workers and will build as many as  200,000 cars a year. Production […]

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Business openings/closings in NE Mississippi today, 03.05.15

This isn’t a thorough list, as there are hundreds of businesses to keep track of, but we figured we’d update you with the bigger ones you might be interested in. Again, if you don’t have to go out, don’t. But if you need to, here’s a list. We’ll update you as we hear from businesses. […]

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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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