Parts Shortage Update - August 19, 2021


GM St. Catharines Semiconductor Part Shortage: Employee Update

Updated: August 19, 2021

GM St. Catharines Team:

Today, GM is announcing semiconductor production adjustments at GM North American Assembly Plants, including our customer plant, Lansing Delta Township Assembly.

This will result in the following impact to GM St. Catharines:

  • Our HFV6 operation will experience downtime the weeks of August 23 & August 30
  • Our GF6 operation downtime has been extended through the week of September 13

Impacted hourly employees will be notified and placed on temporary layoff, as per the provisions of the Local Seniority Agreement. Any employees in the affected areas required to work during this temporary layoff will be notified by their supervisor directly.

As a reminder, our Gen V operation is on summer shutdown the weeks of August 23 & August 30.

As the situation continues to evolve, we’ll provide regular updates on the impact to our plant using the following tools:

Please know that we’re doing everything possible to manage this situation and minimize the impact to our team members and our customers.

Stay safe during this downtime and thank you for your support as we manage this situation together.

Gary Athoe

Plant Director