CAMBRIDGE, ONTARIO — Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada Inc. will start up the first in-house plastics operation at its Cambridge plant in August.
Toyota Canada spokesman Greg Mordue said new injection molding presses will make bumpers and instrument panels for Corolla cars assembled at Cambridge. The molding operation also will make similar parts for a new Toyota convertible Cambridge is slated to begin assembling in 1998.
Officials did not disclose details of the molding operation or which companies have been supplying bumpers and instrument panels to Cambridge. Toyota is investing about C$1 billion (US$744 million) to expand and retool Cambridge.