Having now identified five plants for closure, Ford Motor Co. must choose two more to adhere to its Way Forward restructuring plan. The auto maker announces that its assembly sites in Norfolk, VA, and Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN, will be idled in 2008. Sites in Atlanta, St. Louis and Wixom, MI, were previously identified for closure. The motivation behind the moves, which affect more than 4,800 hourly and salaried employees, “is about supplying the right volume, the right flexible build of ...
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