WARREN, MI--Equipment supplier and systems integrator Eckhart Inc. is opening a 47,000-square-foot tech center here with an expansion plan that includes employing 170 or more workers in the next two years. The company plans to use the new facility to engineer and assemble the next generation of Autocraft autonomous guided carts, as well as operate a 3-D printing lab there.
WARREN, MI—FCA US LLC will invest more than $1 billion to modernize its assembly plant here to produce the next-generation Ram Heavy Duty pickup, which will be shifted from Saltillo, Mexico, starting in 2020. The move is expected to create 2,500 jobs.
DEARBORN, MI—Ford Motor Co. will invest $1.2 billion in three Michigan facilities to prepare for production of the all-new Ford Ranger and Bronco, and to support the company’s expansion into mobility. The company will invest $850 million to retool its Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne; $150 million in its Romeo Engine Plant; and $200 million to build a data center at the company’s Flat Rock Assembly Plant.