Ford Motor Co. commits $26.6 million to construct a build-sequencing center at its Norfolk, VA, F-150 truck assembly plant. The 30,000-sq.-ft. (2,787-sq.-m) multi-story facility is scheduled to be completed by mid-2006 and will house an Automatic Storage and Retrieval System (ASRS) intended to better communicate build schedules to suppliers and up overall efficiency. Ford F-150 Norfolk joins 14 other plants employing the technology, Matt DeMars, vice president-Vehicle Operations, ...
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