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GM Executive Gerald Johnson announcing a new $175 million Duramax parts plant in Brookville, Ohio. The plant is expected to be operational by the end of 2020 and create 100 new union jobs in Brookville.
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A new Duramax factory is coming to Brookville. The DMAX plant is part of General Motors’ stated plan to invest in $700 million in Ohio.

DMAX is a joint venture, with 60 percent owned by GM and 40 percent owned by Isuzu Diesel Services of America, Inc.

Representatives from GM and Isuzu say the new $175 million diesel engine components plant will create 100 new union jobs and should be fully operational by the end of 2020. 

General Motors operates DMAX, a diesel engine maker, in partnership with auto company Isuzu.
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More than 600 workers at the DMAX plant in Moraine have been temporarily laid off while the General Motors strike continues. DMAX is a GM majority owned plant that supplies turbo-diesel engines for GMC Sierra and Chevrolet Silverado HD pickup trucks. 

Hundreds of General Motors parts suppliers across the country have been affected by the labor dispute . A new report estimates financial losses for GM are approaching $2 billion.

General Motors operates DMAX, a diesel engine maker, in partnership with auto company Isuzu.
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Moraine officials say they’re seeking more information about the news some General Motors jobs may be coming to the city.

On Wednesday, President Donald Trump announced these and hundreds of other new auto industry jobs as part of a new $700 million investment at GM’s Moraine, Parma and Toledo facilities.

And Moraine city officials say they’re hoping for more specifics about what to expect under the deal.

The DMAX plant in Moraine is getting an $82 million boost from its owners, General Motors and Isuzu. The investment will support diesel engine-related production and create about 150 jobs over the next three years. The company already has about 600 employees at its Dryden Road facility.

The plant was founded in 1998 DMAX by GM and Isuzu and has reported the production of almost 1.7 million engines since 2000.