Ford shuts plant in prep for F-150 production
Aug 25, 2014 | 04:51 PM
| Nathan Laliberte
NEW YORK Ford Motor Co. has temporarily closed its Dearborn, Mich.-based truck assembly plant as the company prepares to install equipment designed to manufacture its aluminum-intensive 2015 F-150 pickup truck.
The equipment changeoverexpected to take about four weekswill cost the automaker about $350 million, with the majority of funds being used to purchase manufacturing technology related to working with aluminum, including highly specialized robots and conveyor and welding systems, according to Ford.....
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