Mack puts $26M into truck plant

Mack Trucks announced this week a $26 million upgrade project to its truck assembly plant in Macungie, Pa., that will “improve the plant’s efficiency and help it deliver even higher quality trucks” to buyers, the truck and engine maker said. 

The investment includes a realignment of sub-assembly and material handling to more efficiently support the main vehicle assembly lines.  The plant will also implement new processes and install new equipment to improve its post-production inspection and testing of completed vehicles.

The plant also is installing two new dynometers.

“Along with a product line-up and a dealer network that have never been stronger, this latest significant investment in our facilities sends a clear message that Mack is poised to grow our business,” said Stephen Roy, president of Mack Trucks North American Sales & Marketing.