Grand Rapids Operations

Welcome to Grand Rapids Operations Plant

The Grand Rapids Plant has been building precision machined automotive components for almost 70 years.  It is the original home of the Diesel Equipment Division of General Motors and is well known for its valve train components.  Through the years, it has been a part of the Rochester Products Division, AC Rochester Division, and the Energy & Chassis Division of Delphi.  Currently it is one of four plants that make up the GMCH consolidated subsidiary of GM.

Recent Awards

  • Landfill Free (2014)
  • TS 16949 Quality Certification (2009)
  • ISO 14001 Environmental Management (2004)

Products We Build

  • Lash Adjusters
  • Roller Hydraulic Valve Lifters
  • Cylinder Deactivation Lifters
  • Continuously Variable Cam Phasers


Grand Rapids Plant News

GM Invests $356 Million in Flint, Saginaw and Grand Rapids Engine/Component Operations


General Motors will invest more than $356 million in a new engine line in Flint and driveline and powertrain components in Saginaw and Grand Rapids, creating more than 50 jobs and helping to retain nearly 500 positions.

GM Foundation Donates $20,000 to Four Area Organizations through Plant City Grants Program


The General Motors Foundation today donated a total of $20,000 to four nonprofit organizations in the Grand Rapids community through the Plant City Grants program; Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank, Finish the Mission Veterans Relief Fund, Greater Wyoming Community Resource Alliance, and West Michigan Environmental Action Council.

GM Invests $119 Million in Michigan Components Plant, Creates Approximately 300 New Jobs


General Motors announced today it will invest $119 million in tools and equipment to support production of future vehicle components at its Grand Rapids Operations, creating approximately 300 future jobs.

GM Thanks Customers for 500 Million Rides


A half-billion vehicles over 106 years equals billions in commerce, payroll, investments and infrastructure in communities all over the world. For customers, these vehicles played roles in weddings, family vacations, graduations, new businesses and countless milestones along life’s journey.

UAW Local 167

Most Grand Rapids team members are represented by United Auto Workers Local 167.

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