CHICAGO—Ford has replaced all the top managers at its Chicago Assembly Plant and had temporarily suspended a top union leader in the wake of a second sexual harassment lawsuit that was filed in November.
MT. HOLLY, NC—Daimler Trucks North America plans to sharply increase production and employment levels at its assembly plant here over the next three months, adding 580 manufacturing and 25 supervision, engineering and administrative positions by mid-July.
SMYRNA, TN—Topre America will invest $53.3 million to build a new assembly plant here, expanding its current operations based inside Nissan’s car factory. This expansion will allow the automotive parts manufacturer to increase production efficiency and create 100 new jobs.