DaimlerChrysler AG’s Pillette Road fullsize van plant in Windsor, Ont., Canada, closed June 12 after 28 years. Production began at Pillette in January 1976 and some 2,309,344 Ram passenger and cargo vans have come off its lines. The plant once employed up to 2,000 workers on two shifts, but in recent years was reduced to a single shift and only 1,000 employees. More than 100 workers will retire; those with seniority will move to DC’s Windsor Assembly minivan plant and displace workers ...

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