FORT MILL, SC—Schaeffler Group USA Inc., a manufacturer of precision components for the industrial and automotive sectors, has opened its expanded assembly plant and new administrative building here. The project is expected to result in more than 100 jobs.
HUNTSVILLE, AL—More production lines will arrive soon at the new Polaris assembly plant here. The company will transfer production of its Brutus, Bobcat and Gravely products to the new 910,000-square-foot factory, which opened in early November.
AMSTERDAM—Renault-Nissan said on Monday that output had returned to normal at nearly all its assembly plants, after a global cyber attack caused widespread disruption, including stoppages at several of the auto alliance’s sites.
Since 2008, 28 million cars have been recalled in the United States because they contained air bags that could explode and hurl shrapnel into drivers during even minor fender benders. Ten deaths and more than 100 injuries have been linked to the faulty air bags.
"War room.” The phrase conjures up images of generals standing around a table-sized map, plotting their next move. However, a growing number of manufacturers have begun instituting war rooms of their own.