Transportation

  • Toyota Builds Tijuana Manufacturing Plant

    2-3-2002

    Toyota is planning to build a plant in Tijuana to manufacture its Tacoma pickup truck beds. Located on 700 acres in eastern Tijuana, the plant will produce 160,000 truck beds annually.

  • Facilities Management at Ford Land Enters a New World

    1-27-2002

    Customer satisfaction is the heart of the new FM model at Ford Motor Land Services Corporation, the wholly-owned real estate, construction, and facilities services subsidiary of Ford Motor Company.

  • Boeing Measures Revamped Facilities Organization

    5-2-2001

    Accurately measuring the improvements produced by a reorganization is no easy task, especially if the re-org consists of more than 7,000 employees working across five geographic regions. Such was the challenge faced by Jacqueline Lovette, a specialist in quantitative methodology with Boeing's Commercial Airline Group.

  • Toyota Considers Georgia for New Plant

    4-21-2001

    Japan-based Toyota Motor Corp. is considering sites in Georgia, Tennessee, or Alabama for a plant manufacturing 4.7-liter V8 gasoline engines. To be completed by 2004, the plant will produce 100,000 to 150,000 new engines per year and cost approximately $266 million.

  • Hartsfield Builds Airport Technical Support Campus

    1-25-2001

    Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport is building a new $4.4-million Airport Technical Support Campus facility.

  • GM Adopts McDonald's Approach to Facilities Management

    1-3-2001

    By centralizing its facilities operations, the General Motors Corporation (GM) cut more than $1 billion from its annual budget in just five years, and is now gearing up to find another $1 billion in structural savings, reductions, and cost avoidance.

  • NTSB Dedicates New Conference Center

    7-24-2000

    National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) dedicated its new $2.3 million, 354-seat conference center in May 2000. The 12,518-sf facility--built in what was an abandoned theater--will be the new site for NTSB proceedings and hearings on civil aviation accidents.

  • The NFPA , the WFCA and the IAPMO plan to develop a new set of Consensus Codes

    7-10-2000

    The National Fire and Protection Agency (NFPA) has partnered with Western Fire Chiefs Association (WFCA) and the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) to build a set of Consensus Codes--a new set of codes for the built environment.