Spring Hill Manufacturing

Revised:2017-02-03

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Location:

100 Saturn Parkway
Spring Hill, Tennesse. 37174 United States

UAW Local:

UAW Local 1853

Facility Size:

6.9 million square feet; 2,100 acres


Employee Information

Hourly:

3,679

Salaried:

418

Total:

4,097

3rd Party Service Providers:

1,171


Facility Details

The Spring Hill Manufacturing site operations consist of a flexible vehicle assembly plant and a Global Propulsion Systems plant. On the vehicle side, the plant produces the Cadillac XT5 and the GMC Acadia including a stamping plant, body shop, paint shop and two polymer injection molding operations. The engine plant builds 4-cylinder and 8-cylinder engines. Engines and stampings are supplied to various GM assembly plants globally.

Spring Hill Manufacturing opened in 1990 and produced Saturn vehicles until March 2007. It produced the Chevrolet Traverse from September 2008 until November 2009, and the Chevrolet Equinox from September 2012 until October 2015.

Plant History

  • 12/05/16: Spring Hill launches the small gas engine powering small car and compact-crossover vehicles
  • 09/26/16: Spring Hill launches the small block 6.2L V8 engine
  • 08/17/16: Spring Hill produces 5 millionth L850 Ecotech Engine
  • 10/09/15: Last Chevrolet Equinox rolls off the line
  • 02/24/15: Spring Hill produces the plant’s 100,000th Chevrolet Equinox
  • 04/23/14: Spring Hill produces 4 millionth Ecotec Engine
  • 09/04/12: Spring Hill begins production of the Chevrolet Equinox
  • 08/08/12: Spring Hill launches 2.5L Ecotec engine
  • 11/09: Last Chevrolet Traverse rolls off the line
  • 09/02/08: Spring Hill begins production of the Chevrolet Traverse
  • 03/07: Last Saturn VUE and ION rolls off the line
  • 2006: Spring Hill launches Ecotec 2.0L turbocharged direct injection engine
  • 10/03/03: Spring Hill produces 3,000,000th vehicle
  • 2002: Spring Hill begins production of the Ecotec engine for the Saturn VUE and ION
  • 08/29/02: Last Saturn S-series rolls off the line
  • 2000: Spring Hill breaks ground on new Powertrain plant, which produced the Ecotec 4-cylinder engine
  • 07/30/90: First Saturn — a red SL Sedan – rolls off the line
  • 1989: First Saturn 1.9L engine produced in the Powertrain facility
  • 1988: Topping out ceremonies for Powertrain plant

Announcements

Products & Production

Vehicle Assembly:
Cadillac XT5
GMC Acadia

Propulsion Systems:
Small Block 6.2L V8 engine

  • Applications: Chevrolet Silverado, Chevrolet Tahoe, GMC Sierra, GMC Yukon and Yukon XL, and Cadillac Escalade

Ecotec 2.0L Turbocharged DI 4-cylinder engine

  • Applications: Opel Astra (Europe), Buick Verano

Ecotec 2.4L DI 4-cylinder engine

  • Applications: Chevrolet Equinox, Buick Regal, GMC Terrain, Chevrolet Captiva (México), Chevrolet Orlando (Korea)

Stamping Operations:
Produce internal and external parts for the vehicles Spring Hill manufactures, and select vehicles at other plants.

Injection Molding & Fascia Paint:
Mold internal and external parts for the vehicles manufactures at Spring Hill.

Recent Awards

  • 2015: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency —ENERGY STAR® Challenge for Industry Recognition for Assembly Plant
  • 2015, 2013: Tennessee Chamber of Commerce & Industry — Comprehensive Energy Excellence Award (more than 250 employees)
  • 2015: J.D. Power Initial Quality Study Winner for 2015 Chevrolet Equinox
  • 2015: Wildlife Habitat Council — Wildlife at Work recertification, certified since 2004
  • 2015: Wildlife Habitat Council — Corporate Lands for Learning recertification
  • 2014: Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce — Spirit of the Region Award
  • 2014: CABLE (Connecting Women & Opportunity) — Promote Women Award
  • 2014: Maury County Chamber & Economic Alliance — Economic Impact Award
  • 2014: Tennessee Green Star Partnership Program — Three Star Partner Status
  • 2013: Wildlife Habitat Council — Corporate Lands for Learning Rookie of the Year
  • 2013 & 2012: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency —ENERGY STAR® Challenge for Industry Recognition for Stamping and Powertrain Plants
  • 2012: Ward’s North America “10 Best Engines” for Ecotec 2.0L Turbo direct injection 4-cylinder engine
  • 2012: Tennessee Pollution Prevention Program — Performer status
  • 2011: Tennessee Chamber of Commerce & Industry — Environmental Certificate of Achievement

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