first of three stamping presses is up and running at General
Motors Co.s $200-million stamping plant in Arlington,
The stamping facility
produces doors, hoods and side body panels for the next
generation Chevrolet Tahoe, Chevrolet Suburban, GMC Yukon and
Cadillac Escalade models that are made at the assembly plant
The Arlington facility
currently receives stampings from other GM shops, some more
than 1,000 miles away. The local facility will soon save about
$40 million in logistics costs each year, GM said.
The Arlington assembly plant produces more than 1,200 sports
utility vehicles daily.