General Motors Baltimore, Maryland Plant
The GM Baltimore plant, otherwise known as GM Baltimore Operations (GMBO) or GM Baltimore Powertrain (GMBP), is located in the town of White Marsh near Baltimore, Maryland, USA. The facility currently produces powertrain components.
- Year opened: December 2000
- Activity: powertrain
- Facility size:
- 471,000 square feet including outside and support buildings, plus
- 110,500 square feet for addition of the eMotor building
1001 Woodside Ave
Bay City, MI, 48708
- Contact: 1 (443) 425-1500
- Staff: 315 total
- 252 hourly
- 63 salaried
- Union local: UAW Local 239
GM Baltimore Operations plant currently produces two powertrain products:
- Allison A1000 Transmission for the:
- Electric Drive Motors for Cadillac CT6 PHEV
Previously, the plant also produced the electric motors for the Chevrolet Spark EV as well as various vehicle models, such as the Chevrolet Astro and GMC Safari vans.
The General Motors Baltimore plant is a highly green and environmentally friendly facility that is land fill free and recycles 90 percent of its waste, with the rest going to waste energy.
What’s more, part of the campus is powered by a 1.23 megawatt rooftop solar array, generating about 9 percent of the plant’s annual energy consumption. In addition, a certified Wildlife Habitat resides on plant property promoting Maryland native flora and fauna.
GM has recently made the following investments into the Baltimore plant:
- January 2010: $111 million for addition of physical building and process equipment to build high-volume global rear-drive electric motors
- April 2010: $23.5 million for additional production of vehicle electrification components
Milestones, Accomplishments & Awards
- June 2014: GM Baltimore plant recognized with a Project of Distinction Award for the solar array on top the eMotor plant from PVA America. The award recognizes excellence in the industry and acknowledges projects such as the solar array as a driving force behind the success, growth, and future of solar.
- November 2013: Baltimore County Chamber of Commerce Business Hall of Fame inducted GM Baltimore Operations for being highly green and environmentally friendly.
- 2013: Re-certified by the Wildlife Habitat Council for maintaining and improving the wildlife habitat on the GM Baltimore plant grounds.
- June 2012: GM Baltimore plant among the winners of the Maryland Green Registry Leadership Awards, which recognizes organizations that have shown a strong commitment to sustainable practices that achieve measurable results. The plant was the only manufacturing facility that has won the award twice since the award’s inception in 2010.
- November 2011: GM Baltimore facility earns Wildlife Habitat Council certification for creating and enhancing a wildlife habitat on its grounds.
- April 2011: GM Baltimore plant named 1st Place Winner in Baltimore Business Journal’s Annual Green Business Awards event. The event is held annually to recognize those companies who have gone the extra mile to make the Baltimore Metropolitan area a cleaner, greener environment to live and work in.
State Economic Impact
- 2017 State Wages: $33,131,225.13
- 2017 Income Tax: $7,309,509.76
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