Fiat recognizes ArvinMeritor with two awards
Fiat recognized ArvinMeritor’s wheel business with its Best Suppliers Award for the twelfth consecutive year and its long-term excellence award for the fifth year in a row. ArvinMeritor’s wheels division has headquarters in Limeira, Brazil, and San Luis Potosi, Mexico.
Mann+Hummel merge U.S. divisions
Mann+Hummel recently announced two of its U.S.-based companies will form a single company, Mann+Hummel USA, Inc., and will be based in Portage, Mich. The companies to be merged are Mann+Hummel Filter Technology of Greensboro, N.C., and Mann+Hummel Automotive of Portage, Mich. The company decided to merge in an effort to unite its U.S.-based automotive and industrial filtration operations.
Daewoo Heavy to supply equipment in Iraq
Daewoo Heavy Industries and Machinery announced it has been awarded a contract to provide heavy equipment for a South Korean engineering unit that will be dispatched to southern Iraq. The company will supply the unit with $1.2 million of construction equipment including six excavators, two wheel loaders and a forklift truck.
Liebherr to spend $4 million in plant expansion
Liebherr unveiled plans on April 26 to spend $4 million on a plant expansion project in Newport News, Va. Approximately 134 jobs will be regained at the plant, where Liebherr has been manufacturing trucks since 1999.
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