Established in 1972, the Volvo Truck Production facility located at Wacol, Queensland is the largest assembly plant for heavy duty trucks in Australia.
The factory has an annual maximum capacity of approximately 3000 vehicles. As at the end of 2006, more than 33,000 Volvo trucks had been built at the Wacol facility.
The factory employs close to 500 people with the site covering 7.4 hectares. Every inch of this land is used to ensure optimum vehicle production with 33,000 sqm used for assembly, 9000 sqm used for warehousing, 5000 sqm allocated to offices and 15,000 sqm designated to the truck yarding area.