Parma Metal Center

Revised:2014-03-13

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Location:

5400 Chevrolet Blvd
Cleveland, Ohio. 44130 United States

Year Opened:

1948

Facility Size:

2.3 million square feet


Employee Information

Hourly:

1,192

Salaried:

175

Total:

1,367

Union Local:

UAW Local 1005


Facility Details

General Motors Parma Metal Center processes over 1,000 tons of steel per day and services/supports approximately 40 customers including the majority of General Motors North America produced vehicles. Parma has over 1,400 total dies and is capable of producing up to 100-million parts per year. The manufacturing processes include small, medium, and large transfer press lines, high speed progressive presses, and a world class Cut To Length shear, as well as GMNA’s largest stand-alone, multi-cell, resistance welding metal assembly operations. The Parma Metal Center is located near Interstate 480 between West 130th Street and Tiedeman Road, just east of Cleveland Hopkins International Airport.

Facilities

Metal Stamping & Metal Assembly

Recent Investments

  • 2010-2011 - Stamping Consolidation Implementation - $62 million
  • 2012 – Next Generation Cruze Support - $20 million
  • 2013 & 2014 – Ongoing manufacturing upgrades – $38 million

Products & Production

Stamping & Metal Assembles for Chevrolet, Cadillac, Buick and GMC cars and trucks supporting North America manufactured models

Recent Recognitions / Accomplishments

  • First GM North America manufacturing facility to achieve Built in Quality Level III status which exemplifies excellence in first time quality production & performance.
  • ŸAmong 81 GM manufacturing sites worldwide to achieve landfill-free status.
  • ŸTwo large transfer presses and several major metal assembly cells were relocated to and installed at Parma as part of GM's stamping consolidation program. Additionally, several on-site transfer presses have been upgraded.
  • ŸCut to Length teams and processes have been recognized as the benchmark for blank and shear manufacturing operations in North America.
  • ŸCurrently supporting major General Motors product launches in North America.
  • ŸAchieved Quality Network Planned Maintenance Level III status with a Best in Class performance indicating superior maintenance support of safety and production excellence.
  • ŸHas achieved energy conservation excellence including Energy Star recognition from the U.S.  Environmental Protection Agency for reducing energy intensity by 28% over a one year period. Additionally, a Two Star Energy Conservation Award for outstanding Holiday shutdown performance.
  • ŸParma is home to a Chevrolet Volt solar charging canopy station that also feeds electricity to the plant's main electrical distribution system.
  • Parma Team members are proud supporters of community efforts including United Way, March of Dimes, Toys for Tots, Cleveland Foodbank, plus environmental and educational initiatives.

 

Community Involvement

Economic Impact:                   
Wages: $111 million
Payroll Taxes: $23.6 million

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