Ford Unveils Renovations To Chicago Plants

Jennifer Keiper
June 25, 2019 - 6:01 pm

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- Ford has unveiled a $1 billion investment in two plants on Chicago's South Side.

WBBM Newsradio’s Jennifer Keiper took a tour this week to look at some of the changes, which include new robotic components, a command center and 3-D printers.

The company has added 500 new jobs in Chicago, after a shutdown to retool some of the production lines.

Ford makes the Explorer, Lincoln Aviator and Police Interceptor in Chicago.