Background and Key Dates

Toyota sourced the all new Tundra program in 2003. Avanzar (a minority business enterprise – MBE) was created to manufacture seats, door trim and overhead systems on-site in San Antonio, Texas

November 2003

Tundra Business Award

October 2004

MBE Certification

May 2005

JV Agreement Executed

March 2005

Ground breaking of Process Center

November 2006

Start of Tundra production

August 2008

14 Week Tundra shutdown in Tx and end of production in Indiana

August 2009

Toyota announces Tacoma production will move to Texas from NUMMI

February 2010

Hire, train & re-start Tundra 2nd shift

April-June 2010

Transfer Tacoma from NUMMI to TMMTX

April-September 2011

Japan Quake/Tsunami and Thai Flooding

August 2013

480A Major Launch (Seating, Doors, OHS)

July 2015

JV Partnership Created with YanFeng (IMM, Doors)

August 2015

989A Major Launch (Seating, Doors, OHS)

November 2016

JCI Spins off Automotive Group as Adient

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