U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-IN) to Hold Media Event at AM General Manufacturing Plant on April 20, 2017

Sen. Young and AM General President and CEO Andy Hove to Discuss Recent Military Contracts and Manufacturing Readiness in Support of Global War on Terrorism

MISHAWAKA, Ind. - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-IN) will join AM General President and CEO Andy Hove, and United Auto Workers Local 5 leadership at AM General's Military Assembly Plant Thurs., Apr. 20, in Mishawaka, Ind., to tour the facility and discuss recent U.S. Government contracts to assemble High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWVs) in Mishawaka, Ind.

Sen. Young will tour the Military Assembly Plant, meet with many factory workers and participate in a media availability immediately following the plant tour. This will be his first visit to the AM General plant as a U.S. Senator.

"AM General is a major employer in the region and its workers are playing an integral role in our ongoing fight against terrorism. I'm looking forward to the opportunity to get a firsthand view of their work," said Sen. Young.

    WHAT:   U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-IN) will join AM General President
            and CEO Andy Hove, and United Auto Workers Local 5 leadership at
            AM General's Military Assembly Plant Thurs., Apr. 20, in
            Mishawaka, Ind., to tour the facility and discuss recent U.S.
            Government contracts to assemble High Mobility Multipurpose
            Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWVs) in Mishawaka, Ind.


    WHERE:  Media are asked to arrive and park at the AM General Commercial
            Assembly Plant /Gate 2 for badging and entry. They will then be
            shuttled to the AM General Military Assembly Plant for the
            event.


           AM General Commercial Assembly Plant / Gate 2

           13299 McKinley Highway

           Mishawaka, Ind. 46545

           (Shuttle will be provided to Military Assembly Plant for event)


    WHEN:   Thurs., Apr. 20.  Media are asked to arrive no later than 12:45
            p.m.  Event will begin at approximately 1:30 p.m.


                       INTERESTED MEDIA PLEASE RSVP TO JEFF ADAMS
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                       jeff.adams@amgeneral.com / (703) 347-2276

About AM General
AM General designs, engineers, manufactures, supplies and supports specialized vehicles for military and commercial customers worldwide. Through its military business, the company is widely recognized as the world leader in design, engineer, manufacture and support of Light Tactical Vehicles, having produced and sustained more than 300,000 vehicles in over 60 countries. Its growing Commercial business includes its wholly owned subsidiary, Mobility Ventures, designer and manufacturer of the acclaimed MV-1, the only American made vehicle specifically engineered from the ground up in support of wheelchair users and people with disabilities. AM General is also proud to have been selected by Mercedes-Benz to be its only contract manufacturer in the United States, producing the R-Class vehicle in Mishawaka, Ind. Additionally, the company was selected by the U.S. Postal Service to develop and test advanced automotive technologies for use in the Next Generation Postal Vehicle program. AM General has more than five decades of experience meeting the changing needs of the defense and automotive industries, supported by its employees at major facilities in Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio, and a strong supplier base that stretches across 43 states. Please see more information about AM General at www.amgeneral.com.

MEDIA CONTACT: Jeff Adams
jeff.adams@amgeneral.com / (703) 347-2276

/PRNewswire/ -- April 18, 2017/

SOURCE AM General