In announcing it would add 2,000 jobs to its Claycomo Assembly Plant, Ford Motor cited increased sales tied to new stability in the home building market. At the truck factory, Ford executives drew parallels that are being seen industry-wide.
Kansas City, Mo. – People who depend upon the Ford Claycomo Plant had encouraging words today from the automaker and Missouri's Governor. The number of full-time jobs won't change and the plant will make a $400 million expansion with help from the State.
Ensuring jobs, there will be a new vehicle made at Claycomo, although the company will say neither what it will be nor when production will start. The F-Series truck will still be made there.
Ford pledges to keep full-time jobs for 3,750 men and women.