At 1 p.m., GM President of North American Operations Mark Reuss and Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland had some refreshing news for the workers of Lordstown.
As speculated yesterday, The General just announced that its Lordstown, OH plant will be assembling the upcoming Chevy Cruze round-the-clock to meet expected demand. This will call 1,200 workers back into the plant, which at one point last year was idled completely.
The Lordstown plant joins the growing list of plants that plan to add shifts to meet the booming demand of GM’s new models. Other plants include the Delta Twp. plant in Lansing, Mich., Fort Wayne Ind., and the Fairfax plant in Kansas City.
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