In front of more than 1,400 current UAW-represented JNAP
employees and further demonstrating the Company's commitment to its largest assembly plant in Detroit, Marchionne also announced that Chrysler Group would add a second shift of production at JNAP
, beginning July 19.
Details on the five millionth JNAP
-built vehicle The 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland in Billet Silver rolled off the JNAP
assembly line on Tuesday, Aug.
Operations - JNAP, operating as a wholly owned subsidiary of Digital Utilities Ventures (DUTV), will offer hardware, software, consulting, and support services to carriers and content suppliers in its capacity as the emerging de facto connectivity hub for the Caribbean and longer term the underdeveloped world.
Added Mark Reid, CEO of JNAP, "With our one-stop-shop capabilities, we offer telecommunication providers the possibility of covering all areas of products and services to all digital devices on their network with JNAP as a central network access point partner.
has added more than 2,200 employees on two shifts in the past 4 years, bringing total plant employment to nearly 4,700.
The all-new Durango, the three-row SUV that will lead the brand's product onslaught in 2011, is the first Dodge ever to be produced at JNAP
since the plant began production in 1992 and joins the 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee on the assembly line.
In preparation for the new product, JNAP went through a complete transformation as part of World Class Manufacturing, taking the plant to world class levels of flexibility and competitiveness.
On July 30, more than 1,500 UAW-represented employees welcomed President Obama to JNAP.
Upon arrival at the nearly 3-million-square-foot assembly plant, one of the last in an urban setting and the site of Grand Cherokee production since its introduction in 1992, the President was greeted by Marchionne and JNAP
Plant Manager Pat Walsh, who took him and other invited guests on a tour of the facility's all-new flexible body shop that is delivering the most precise body dimensions ever built.
During the fall of 2009 the JNAP
workforce went to work focusing on ways to improve the look and functionality of the plant.