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GM facility to continue building ventilators after completing $489.4 million government contract

August 12, 2020


A former General Motors auto facility in Indiana will continue building critical-care ventilators following the expected completion of a $489.4 million government contract this month for 30,000 of the devices for the national stockpile.

GM will lease the building on its components campus in Kokomo, Indiana, to Ventec Life Systems, a company the automaker partnered with to build the ventilators as the first wave of Covid-19 cases surged in the U.S. this spring.

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