DETROIT (CBS DETROIT) -- The site of a former Detroit high school is now home to the new Dakkota Integrated Systems facility.
City officials say the 375,000-square foot building takes over the site of the former Kettering High School. The manufacturing plant, a major supplier to Stellantis' Detroit assembly plants, is a Native American, women-owned company employing hundreds of Detroiters.
Officials say the company plans to bring 500 jobs, and another 75 projected at the plant, where 90% of employees identify as a minority.
The facility officially opened Thursday and will make instrument panels for various Jeep models.
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