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LEEDing the Way
October 17, 2017

LEEDing the Way

Mention Toyota and the environment in the same sentence and talk of the Prius invariably follows. But the company’s commitment to doing the right thing for the planet extends well beyond its iconic hybrid vehicle. 


Strength in Numbers
October 10, 2017

Strength in Numbers

For this year’s National Public Lands Day, held on September 30, TMMMS put out a call to its 2,000 full-time and variable workforce team members to help spruce up Tombigbee State Park. And more than 500 people showed up. Bright and early. On a Saturday.


No Place Like Home
October 10, 2017

No Place Like Home

To commemorate the 10th anniversary of its partnership with Habitat for Humanity, some 300 TMNA R&D team members provided more than 1,800 hours of their time this summer to completely renovate homes for two Ypsilanti, Michigan single moms.


Everything Must Go!
October 03, 2017

Everything Must Go!

While team members migrate to their new digs in Texas and Kentucky, a big effort is underway in Torrance and Erlanger to figure out just what to do with the things Toyota is leaving behind. 


Help Thy Neighbor
September 19, 2017

Help Thy Neighbor

Team members at Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Texas breathed a sigh of relief the morning after Hurricane Harvey passed through San Antonio the last weekend of August. Then they saw what happened to people along the Gulf Coast, and they felt compelled to do what they could to help. 


Happy Campers
September 19, 2017

Happy Campers

MAKBots is one of about 75 FIRST Robotics Competiton teams in San Antonio sponsored by Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Texas. In August, the grateful high school students returned the favor when it led a free robotics camp for kids from the city's "poverty belt."


The Ambassador of TPS
September 13, 2017

The Ambassador of TPS

As TSSC celebrates its 25th anniversary, we sit down with Vice President Jamie Bonini to get the goods on Toyota’s kaizen process, the history of the organization and that satisfying feeling that comes with sharing the Toyota Production System to help outside organizations find better ways of doing their day-to-day work. 


TPS for the Children
September 13, 2017

TPS for the Children

Scott Dickson has collaborated with a wide range of organizations, applying Toyota Production System principles to help improve their efficiency. But his work with four children's hospitals might well prove be his most meaningful yet.


Serving the Hungry
September 13, 2017

Serving the Hungry

Scott Porter has learned many lessons since joining the Toyota Production System Support Center (TSSC) as an advisor in 2010. That includes the TPS principle of identifying the customer, the key component in his consultation with the North Texas Food Bank.


Our American Journey
August 29, 2017

Our American Journey

No one can say for certain where the current journey to One Toyota will lead. But, as Toyota celebrates its 60th year of doing business in the U.S., we can look back at the twists and turns that led us to this point. There’s every reason to believe that our past will be the prologue to an even brighter future.



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