History likely to repeat itself at Nummi site

Nummi Jewelers, LLC 1120 Belknap Street, Superior (715) 392-3470 Shannon’s Stained Glassery 5904 Tower Avenue, Superior (715) 392-6009 Oulu Glass LLC 1695 W. Colby Road, Brule All of these cars were the product of a Toyota-GM joint venture called NUMMI, a Fremont, Calif. factory that built nearly 8 million vehicles of Toyota’s basic design before it closed down in 2010. These were the first Toyotas assembled in the U.S., and the story of how this location’s jaded United Auto Workers workforce learned the “Toyota Way” and turned out cars just as good as the Fremont could, he said, study the examples of Milpitas, which turned its Ford plant site into the Great Mall shopping center in 1994, or even Bethlehem, Pa., which turned a long-idled steel plant A beta Model S waits to be test driven at the Tesla factory in Fremont, Calif. on Saturday, October 1, 2011. Customers who have reserved a Model S came for a tour of the factory and a test ride in Each year, the Fremont Morning Rotary Club introduces 5th grade students in Fremont elementary schools to the power of words through the donation of a personal Thesaurus, Dictionary, or Atlas. The focus in recent years has been to distribute mostly a Thesaurus based on school room requests. This supports the transition to education practices defined within the implementation of Common Core NUMMI (3,674 words) exact match in snippet view article find links to article NUMMI Operational By 2012 Archived May 23, 2010, at the Wayback Machine KTVU.com, May 21, 2010. Retrieved: May 22, 2010 "General Motors Statement Regarding The NUMMI automobile manufacturing plant in Fremont closes, then reopens as the Tesla Factory (pictured) 2011. Steve Jobs dies at his home in Palo Alto; Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis dies in his suite at the Oakland Airport Hilton Hotel; A gunman kills 3 co-workers and wounds 6 others at Permanente Quarry in Cupertino; Occupy Oakland protests and demonstrations (pictured) at Frank H. Ogawa "the choice of the fremont plant and its workers was unusual. at the time of its closure, the fremont employees were 'considered the worst workforce in the automobile industry in the united states', according to the united auto workers. employees drank alcohol on the job, were frequently absent (enough so that the production line couldn't be started), and even committed petty acts of sabotage Feb 12: NUMMI union leaders orchestrated an event with Democratic politicians and other unions tops from the AFL-CIO, Teamsters, CWA, and AFSCME who gathered in Fremont, CA (Trumk Nummi numbers . 1963. GM opens Fremont plant. 330,558. Plant's peak production of cars and trucks in 1978. 6,800. Peak employment, in 1979. 1982. GM closes the factory

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