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Faraday Future reaches build milestone at Hanford manufacturing facility

Following the recent important approvals for business site occupancy and paint shop air permits, Faraday Future (FF) hosted several key team members in a ceremony to celebrate their first pre-production build of the FF 91 ultra-luxury intelligent EV, built at the Hanford factory.

This first organised worker-management ‘First Pre-Production’ ceremony was designed to give overall status of all aspects of production as the company marks the first ever FF 91 off the line at Hanford.

As FF is currently hiring on a large scale, a company priority is to emphasise the collaboration recently begun with the College of the Sequoias (Visalia) to execute business-essential training at the state of California’s Hanford Training Resource Centre. Each group of skilled FF new hires will consist of 20 to 25 individuals for the 40-hour team-building, decision-making, problem solving, and leadership skills needed in an advanced manufacturing facility. Following this, workers will later take part in further applied manufacturing training on site at the Hanford factory for their respective roles.

FF Senior VP of Manufacturing Dag Reckhorn said, “It is inspirational for us at FF to see all the parts come together for this significant day: the literal parts of the FF 91 from our various on-time supplier partners; the processes and tooling within the Hanford facility itself; and the invaluable training for the essential ‘soft’ skills required for this level of sophisticated teamwork I and others need in our Hanford production teams as we begin creation of our FF 91 for demanding users. The worker training program with College of the Sequoias through the California ETP grant is essential.”

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