Executive expects a 2.9 percent to 3.9 percent increase in demand for trucks bigger than 6 tons by 2015.
Manufacturer aims to add second shift and ramp up production at its Western Star plant in Portland, Ore.
The company will boost production at its Macungie, Pa., truck plant in August and hire approximately 300 people.
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