GM Invests $63M Into Lansing Delta Township Expansion

Cameron Aubernon
by Cameron Aubernon

General Motors is gearing up to spend $63 million on expanding its Lansing Delta Township plant — home of the GMC Acadia, Buick Enclave and Chevrolet Traverse — as part of an overall $300 million improvement plan involving the automaker’s Michigan properties.

The expansion will add 263,000 square feet in total to the 3.4 million square-foot plant, which first opened in 2006. The footage will be split into three pieces, with over 181,000 square feet going to the body shop to accommodate new robots and lean flexible tooling; 54,000 square feet to the paint shop for usage of improved body sealers and coatings; and 28,000 square feet for general assembly.

The investment is the second put into the plant since opening; Lansing Delta received $37 million in 2010 for tooling and equipment “to enhance the plant’s manufacturing capabilities.”

Cameron Aubernon
Cameron Aubernon

Seattle-based writer, blogger, and photographer for many a publication. Born in Louisville. Raised in Kansas. Where I lay my head is home.

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  • Corey Lewis Corey Lewis on Oct 31, 2014

    Look at that chromey blob. Is that worth $47,000+? No!

  • STRATOS STRATOS on Oct 31, 2014

    Funny thing ,i never hear dollar value of their Mexico investments as they call it.

  • Easton Easton on Oct 31, 2014

    Those SUV's are so old now. And no sign of a redesign in sight.

    • Bd2 Bd2 on Oct 31, 2014

      The redesigns are coming - new platforms have been done for a while and should start seeing prototypes soon. The expansion of the facility is being done in light of expected increased demand for the next gen Lambdas.