SAN ANTONIO – Torrance, California-based Toyota Federal CreditUnion and San Antonio Federal Credit Union, have teamed up to servethe employees, vendors, suppliers and contractors at Toyota MotorManufacturing's new San Antonio location. “We look forward to along and prosperous partnership with San Antonio FCU. Our goal isto ensure that all individuals are provided with the finestfinancial services available. This arrangement will accomplishthat,” said TFCU CEO Frank Dunst. The two credit unions will sharea full-service branch in a Toyota facility just outside the plant.According to SACU Sales/Service SVP Sharon Spring, the branch isslated to open in mid-2006. Spring says specific plans are still inthe early stages and everything from branch design to operationsand marketing decisions will be a complete collaboration. WhileToyota FCU provides financial services exclusively to Toyotaemployees throughout North America, San Antonio FCU will servenon-Toyota employees associated with the plant. “My boardcelebrated the new partnership with excitement and enthusiasm. It'sa win-win for everyone. We are pleased to join with an organizationthat shares our values and commitment to excellence,” said SACU CEOJeff Farver. In 2003, Toyota chose a 2,000-acre site in San Antonioto build approximately 150,000 Tundra full size trucks annually,beginning in late 2006. The new plant will represent an $800million investment by Toyota. In addition to the 2,000 jobs Toyotawill create, 18 automotive suppliers will set up operations on thesite of the new plant with $150 million investment and employ anadditional 1,500 team members.

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