Bedford Powertrain

Welcome to Bedford Powertrain Plant

Located in south central Indiana, GM Powertrain Bedford is one of the leading aluminum die casting facilities in the world.  Bedford uses an aluminum die cast process to manufacture transmission casings and converter housings for the new fuel efficient six speed transmissions.  Most team members are represented by United Autoworker Locals 440 and IBEW Local 16.  Bedford is located in the heart of Indiana’s limestone country in beautiful south central Indiana.  The Bedford facility is about 25 minutes south of Bloomington, home of Indiana University.

Recent Awards

  • 2014 – People Make Quality Happen Best of Best
  • 2013 – Recognized with a resolution by the Indiana State House of Representatives for being a Die Casting Center of Expertise
  • 2013 – Professional Manager’s Network Best of Best
  • 2008, 2009 & 2011 – Indiana Partners for Pollution Prevention

Products We Build

Transmission Casings, Converter Housings, Heads, and Small Gas engine blocks


Bedford Plant News

GM Invests $127 Million in Indiana Casting Plant, Creates Approximately 127 New Jobs


General Motors will invest $127.4 million in powertrain and structural components to support production of new aluminum engine blocks and components at its Bedford Casting Operations, creating approximately 127 future jobs.

GM Thanks Customers for 500 Million Rides


A half-billion vehicles over 106 years equals billions in commerce, payroll, investments and infrastructure in communities all over the world. For customers, these vehicles played roles in weddings, family vacations, graduations, new businesses and countless milestones along life’s journey.

GM Invests $233 Million for New Engines; Will Build Cadillac SRX in Spring Hill


General Motors will invest $185 million to make small gas engines at its Spring Hill manufacturing complex, retaining 390 jobs. GM also identified the next-generation Cadillac SRX as a future mid-size vehicle to be produced at Spring Hill.

GM Invests Nearly $1.3 Billion for Five U.S. Plant Upgrades


FLINT, Mich. – General Motors will invest nearly $1.3 billion in five manufacturing sites in Michigan, Ohio and Indiana to produce new fuel-efficient engines and transmissions, enhance vehicle quality and streamline logistics. The investments combined will create or retain about 1,000 jobs.

GM Invests $332 Million for New Fuel-Efficient Powertrains


DETROIT – General Motors Co. will invest nearly $332 million in four manufacturing sites to produce more fuel-efficient engines and transmissions, demonstrating GM's commitment to deliver what customers want: technology-driven performance and fewer trips to the pump.

UAW Local 440
& IBEW Local 16

Most Beford team members are represented by United Autoworker Local 440 and IBEW Local 16.

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