Microgeographic Decisions in an Industrial Plant Location: The Fort Wayne General Motors Case:

@inproceedings{Owen1990MicrogeographicDI,
  title={Microgeographic Decisions in an Industrial Plant Location: The Fort Wayne General Motors Case:},
  author={C J Owen},
  year={1990}
}
This article is a study of the microgeographic locational factors involved in a large industrialplant siting decision. The case studied in this instance is the General Motors truck assembly plant in Fort Wayne, Indiana. This plant, which became operational in 1986, produces 250 pick-up trucks daily in two shifts employing over 3, 500 workers. It is a key factor in the area's economic recovery after the closing of the International Harvester truck plant in 1983. The focus of this inquiry is the… CONTINUE READING

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