Here's what vehicles are built at the plants the UAW is striking

Posted at 8:27 AM, Sep 15, 2023

The United Auto Workers union has continued to expand its strike as it enters the sixth week, and more than 45,000 workers on strike across America.

It's part of what the UAW is calling the "Stand Up Strike" where they are targeting specific plants.

After starting off with three original plants on strike, the union expanded it to parts distribution plants across the country, and then to major plants for all three automakers.

There are nearly 150,000 UAW members working for the Big Three.

Details of the plants are below.

Ford Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, Michigan

The Ford Michigan Assembly Plant opened in 1967 and employs about 4,900 employees.

That plant produces the Ford Ranger and the Ford Bronco, which are two of Ford's best-selling vehicles.

According to Ford's first-quarter report, the Bronco brand sales were up 18.3%.

Stellantis Toledo Assembly Complex in Toledo, Ohio

Located right near the border of Michigan, the Toledo Assembly Complex has two plants and produces the Jeep Gladiator, Jeep Wrangler and Jeep Wrangler 4xe.

General Motors Wentzville Assembly in Wentzville, Missouri

GM's Wentzville plant opened in 1983 and produces the Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon, both of which are some of the best-selling mid-size pickups in the country.

It also produces the Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana vans, which are used as fleet vehicles and are also in high demand.

Ford Chicago Assembly

The plant outside of Chicago opened in 1924 and has 4,852 employees, according to Ford.

The plant produces the Ford Explorer, Police Interceptor Utility and the Lincoln Aviator.

GM Lansing Delta Township

The GM Delta Township Plant opened in 2006. They produce the Buick Enclave and the Chevrolet Traverse.

Ford Kentucky Truck Plant

The Kentucky Truck Plant is Ford's largest and most profitable plant, according to the UAW. They have 8,700 members.

The plant opened in 1969 and produces the Ford F-250-F-550 Super Duty Trucks, the Ford Expedition and the Lincoln Navigator.

Sterling Heights Assembly

Stellantis' Sterling Heights Assembly Plant is the largest for the automaker with 6,800 employees. They produce the RAM 1500 pickup truck.

General Motors Arlington

GM's Arlington Plant is the most profitable for the automaker and the largest, employing 5,000 UAW members.

It produces the Chevy Tahoe, Chevy Suburban, GMC Yukon and Cadillac Escalade.

Parts Distribution plants

The UAW also went on strike at 38 different parts distribution plants across 20 states in all nine regions of the union. The plants are General Motors and Stellantis plants.

Those locations are:


  • Marysville (MI)
  • Centerline Packaging (MI)
  • Centerline Warehouse (MI)
  • Sherwood (MI)
  • Warren Parts (MI)
  • QEC (MI)
  • Romulus (MI)
  • Cleveland (OH)
  • Milwaukee (WI)
  • Minneapolis (MN)
  • Denver (CO)
  • Chicago (IL)
  • Los Angeles (CA)
  • Portland (OR)
  • Atlanta (GA)
  • Winchester (VA)
  • Orlando (FL)
  • Dallas (TX)
  • Boston (MA)
  • New York (NY)

General Motors

  • Pontiac Redistribution (MI)
  • Willow Run Redistribution (MI)
  • Ypsilanti Processing Center (MI)
  • Davidson Rd Processing Center (MI)
  • Flint Processing Center (MI)
  • Lansing Redistribution (MI)
  • Cincinnati Parts Distribution (OH)
  • Denver Parts Distribution (CO)
  • Hudson Parts Distribution (WI)
  • Chicago Parts Distribution (IL)
  • Reno Parts Distribution Center (NV)
  • Rancho Cucamonga Parts Distribution (CA)
  • Fort Worth Parts Distribution (TX)
  • Martinsburg Parts Distribution (WV)
  • Jackson Parts Distribution (MS)
  • Charlotte Parts Distribution (NC)
  • Memphis AC Delco Parts Distribution (TN)
  • Philadelphia Parts Distribution (PA)