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WEMU News
1:44 pm
Tue April 29, 2014

Toyota Announcement Has York Township Officials Smiling

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News that Toyota plans to move about 250 jobs from Kentucky to its Technical Center in York Township has township officials smiling.

Township Supervisor John Stanowski says his community will benefit from the new jobs, but so will Washtenaw County.  He says engineers like to live in nice homes, and that should help the housing industry.

"That's always good," Stanowski says, "because if the housing industry is booming that creates more jobs.  There's a trickling effect all the way down to the lumber yards providing the lumber, so it'll be good for the county as a whole".

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Michigan News
8:19 pm
Mon April 28, 2014

Toyota Moving 250 Jobs From Kentucky To York Township

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As part of Toyota's plan to establish a new world headquarters in Plano, Texas, its Ann Arbor-area Technical Center will absorb about 250 jobs currently based in Kentucky.

Toyota says the direct procurement positions will be housed in a new facility to be built at the Technical Center in York Township. 

Toyota plans to move its manufacturing, sales and marketing, and corporate and financial services operations to a new world headquarters in Plano over the next three years.

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Education
9:59 am
Thu October 25, 2012

A2 Schools Partner with Toyota

The Ann Arbor school district is teaming up with Toyota to help boost science, technology, engineering, and math in high schools.  Hear more fromWEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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