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GM INVESTING $1.2B IN INDIANA TRUCK PLANT

May 26th, 2015

General Motors will invest $1.2 billion into its Fort Wayne, Ind., truck plant for upgrades and technology that will improve the plant's competitiveness in assembling light- and heavy-duty pickups.

The investment will fund several upgrades, including a new pre-treatment facility featuring thin-film paint pretreatment; e-coat paint customized to each vehicle style; radiant tube ovens for exceptional paint finish and lower energy use; new equipment that accommodates the many variations of the truck cab and box being placed on the chassis; and new skillet conveyance systems for instrument panel assembly intended to improve worker ergonomics, GM announced on May 26....READ MORE

Source:Work Truck Magazine