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Tier 1 Supplier to Expand Mississippi Assembly Plant

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MERIDIAN, MS—Auto parts manufacturer Tower International will spend $15 million to expand operations at its assembly plant here.


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U.S. Charges Japanese Executive With Price Fixing

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DETROIT—A federal grand jury has charged a Japanese executive with conspiring to fix prices on auto parts. According to an indictment filed Thursday in U.S. District Court here, Hitoshi Hirano, while executive managing director at Tokai Rika Co. Ltd., fixed prices of heater control panels sold to Toyota Motor Corp. between 2003 and 2010.


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Brake Manufacturer Opens New Assembly Plant in Michigan

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HOMER, MI—Brake systems manufacturer Brembo has opened a new, $115 million assembly plant here.


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Indiana Manufacturer Expands

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YORKTOWN, IN—Mursix Corp. will invest $7.1 million to expand its headquarters here, creating up to 108 new jobs by 2017. The company produces components for alternative energy applications, such as converters and inverters used in hybrid trucks and vehicles.


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AM General to Recall Indiana Assemblers

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SOUTH BEND, IN—Defense contractor AM General will soon begin recalling employees back to work at its assembly plant here in anticipation of a U.S. government contract. Up to 200 employees could be recalled.


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Johnson Controls Lands Major Battery Contract

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BEIJING—Johnson Controls has secured a new long-term battery supply contract from the Chinese automaker SAIC Motor. Johnson Controls will supply its Absorbent Glass Mat batteries to power SAIC Motor’s Start-Stop vehicles.


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Bearing Manufacturer Keeps Rolling With $39 Million Expansion

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BREMEN, IN—Universal Bearings, a manufacturer of needle bearings, will invest $39.1 million to expand its assembly plant here, creating up to 78 new jobs by 2017.


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Cummins Expands in Milwaukee

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MINERAL POINT, WI—Cummins Engineered Solutions has unveiled its expanded assembly plant here. The company added 20,000 square feet of production space.


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Chrysler Hires 204 for Indiana Assembly Plant

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TIPTON, IN—Chrysler has hired 204 workers for its new transmission assembly plant here, about a quarter of the total hires planned for the facility.


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Chrysler, GM, Ford Still Have Poor Relations With Suppliers, Report Says

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DETROIT—The Detroit Three still have poor relations with their supplier base compared with their Japanese competitors domestically, according to a survey released Monday by consulting firm Planning Perspectives Inc.


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People are the heart and soul of the 2012 Assembly Plant of the Year. This slideshow shows some of the men and women who build three different types of electrified vehicles alongside traditional gas-powered cars on the auto industry’s most flexible assembly line—Ford’s Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, MI. Photos courtesy Ford Motor Co.

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