MARION, AR—Hino Manufacturing U.S.A. plans to invest more than $55 million to expand its assembly plant here, adding 200 new jobs. The facility manufactures axles, knuckles and suspension components for Toyota’s Tacoma, Tundra, and Sequoia trucks.
DETROIT—GM has entered into a new cooperative research and development agreement with the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development & Engineering Center (TARDEC) to develop new hydrogen fuel cell technology.
This month marks the official celebration of the world’s first moving assembly line. On Oct. 7, 1913, 140 assemblers stationed along a 150-foot chassis line at a Ford Motor Co. plant just north of Detroit stood in place as the work came to them.
Letters matter to welders. A, B and C, for example, are grades that employers use to determine a welder’s current ability, work assignments and pay scale. Letter A is the highest grade, followed by B and C.