Toyota Bodine Celebrates New Name in Jackson, TN
Toyota Motor Manufacturing Tennessee's President, Wes Woods, and General Manager, Dan Reiche smile as Congressman David Kustoff cuts the cake to celebrate the new name.
Toyota Bodine Aluminum in Jackson, Tennessee announced its new name of Toyota Motor Manufacturing Tennessee (TMMTN). This will put the Jackson facility in line with its U.S. counterparts that carry the Toyota Motor Manufacturing name. The company manufactures millions of engine blocks and transmission cases at its Jackson facility each year.
Toyota Motor Manufacturing Tennessee President Wes Woods also announced it is giving educational grants of $10k to the West Tennessee STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) Hub and $20k to STEM education for the Jackson-Madison County School System.
“By investing in STEM education today, we’re helping to develop the future Toyota team members that will keep us on the leading-edge of our industry,” Woods said, “But, today is really about our team member pride. The TMMTN name will help us recruit top talent.”
Dr. Stephanie Ivey with University of Memphis, Madison County Mayor Jimmy Harris, Congressman David Kustoff, Wes Woods, Dan Reiche, Dr. Jared Myracle,chief academic officer of the Jackson-Madison County School System and Nathaniel Lewis, principal at Jackson Central-Merry Early College High.