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A look at expansion at Toyo's Georgia plant

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The following is a phase-by-phase look at expansion at Toyo Tire North American Manufacturing Inc.'s plant in White, Ga.

Phase Year Cost Size Added Full Jobs
capacity production created

reached

Opening 2005 $220 900,000 1.2 million 2006 305

Phase 2 2007 $120 None 1.1 million 2009 150

Phase 3 2008 $270 820,000 2.6 million 2011 400

Phase 4* 2013 $275 1,000,000 3.3 million 2018 (est.) 450 (est.)

Investment figures in millions, building size in square feet, capacity in tires per year.

*Toyo's mid-term plan is to invest an additional $100 million and add 200 additional jobs starting mid-2016 to reach full capacity in 2018. If it does, the firm will have invested nearly $1 billion in the White plant since it opened.