Media Advisory - Ford Oakville Assembly Kicks Off Canadian Production of the All-New 2015 Ford Edge

OAKVILLE, ON, Feb. 25, 2015 /CNW/ -

WHAT:

The Ford Oakville Assembly Complex celebrates the production start of the all-new 2015 Ford Edge, which will be shipped to 100 countries around the world including for the first time Western Europe.

 

The Oakville Assembly plant has undergone a retooling and transformation into one of the most competitive and advanced global manufacturing plants in Canada.



WHEN:

 

Thursday, February 26, 2015

  • Media Sign-in – 9:15 a.m.
  • Press conference start time – 9:45 a.m.
  • Photo-op and ceremonial drive off the end of line follows press conference


WHO:

Attendees to include:

  • Joe Hinrichs, president The Americas, Ford Motor Company
  • Dianne Craig, president and CEO, Ford Motor Company of Canada
  • Honourable Lisa Raitt, federal Minister of Transport
  • Honourable Kevin Flynn, Ontario Minister of Labour
  • Jerry Dias, national president, Unifor


WHERE:

Oakville Assembly

The Canadian Road, Oakville ON, L6J 5C9

 

Directions: From QEW west – exit Royal Windsor Drive; turn left at The Canadian Road (at lights). From QEW east – exit Ford Drive, go south, veer right onto South Service Road East (also known as The Canadian Road). 

Look for "Media Parking" signs. Plant lobby entrance is next to the three flag poles.

 

**IMPORTANT: Please wear closed-toed shoes and long sleeves**

 

Please RSVP to Megan Joakim at mjoakim@ford.com /905-845-2511 ext. 3220

 

SOURCE Ford of Canada

For further information: Contacts: Michelle Lee-gracey, 905-845-2511 ext. 1337, mgracey1@ford.com; Megan Joakim, 905-845-2511 ext. 3220, mjoakim@ford.com

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