Navistar shifting mid-range engine production to Ill.

Feb 27, 2014 | 03:52 PM | Nathan Laliberte

Tags  Navistar International, Denny Mooney, President Obama, Jack Allen, mid-range engine production, Huntsville Ala., Melrose Park Ill., Nathan Laliberte

NEW YORK — Commercial truck maker Navistar International Corp. plans to shift production of its mid-range engines to Melrose Park, Ill., from Huntsville, Ala., by this summer in an effort to consolidate capacity.

The Lisle, Ill.-based company said it will continue to produce large diesel engines for heavy-duty trucks at its big-bore plant in Huntsville.

The consolidation is the latest step in a plan to grow return on invested capital and improve overall financial performance, a company spokeswoman told AMM.....





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