Toyota Watch: Georgetown, KY

Monday, April 09, 2007

Here is an interesting Fast Company article that gives you an inside look into Toyota's Georgetown plant in Kentucky. Read more.

The popular press (and some economists) have misdiagnosed the transformation taking place in the U.S. economy. While the number of manufacturing jobs has been going down, the changing character of manufacturing -- the business models that drive it -- is the real story.

Manufacturing business models that are lean, agile, and committed to learning are moving ahead. Manufacturing business models that are rigid, slow and unable to adapt quickly are falling behind. That's why Toyota and Honda are gaining share and expanding their operations in the U.S., while the Big Three continue to struggle.

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