UAW Local 2382 - Greencastle, IN

A Brief Hisory of UAW Local 2382

UAW Local 2382 was chartered on April 10, 1997, by workers of Lear Corporation in Greencastle, IN. Lear Greencastle primarily molded and assembled door panels for Chrysler Minivans and the Ford Ranger. At its peak, Local 2382 had nearly 1,000 members.

In 2007, International Automotive Components (IAC) purchased the injection molding division of Lear and with it, the Greencastle plant. In subsequent years, the plant produced products for Ford, GM, Chrysler, and Toyota. Most recently the 2018 – 2019 Corvette and the 2021 Ford Escape/Lincoln Corsair.

UAW Local 2382 and it’s members were active in the community and supported many causes over the years. Members raised money for the March of Dimes, Beyond Homeless, Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, Susan G Komen Foundation, the American Red Cross, Wounded Warriors, the Clay County Humane Society, the Putnam County Food Pantry, Food for Thought, the Alzheimer’s Association, and many more

UAW Local 2382/International Automotive Components was cited by the Obama White House in an April 2014 press briefing for the reestablishment and implementation of their Apprenticeship Program.

In May of 2021, IAC announced it would be relocating the work at the Greencastle plant to other facilities. At the time of the announcement, the plant employed 458 hourly members.