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Polaris to host grand opening this fall for new Alabama vehicle plant
on October 17, 2016 

Polaris will finally unveil its new Center of Manufacturing Excellence months after starting vehicle production in Huntsville-annexed Limestone County.

The Minnesota company will host a grand opening at 10 a.m. Nov. 1 on 7049 Greenbrier Parkway N.W. The location, which has a Madison address, spans 910,000 square feet on 505 acres and will serve at least 1,700 workers at full capacity.

The powersports leader announced it began making Polaris RANGER vehicles and Slingshots this summer at the plant, which handles assembly, chassis and body painting, welding, fabrication and injection molding. In addition to a multi-shift manufacturing hub, the campus has a research and development (R&D) center and distribution warehouse.


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