Lear Corp. has not secured new work to replace the seating contract for the revamped '02 Ford Windstar that it lost to Magna Corp., says Vice Chairman Jim Vandenberghe. He says there is still time to find a new contract. On the decision to move assembly of second-row Windstar seating from the Lear plant in Oakville, Ont., to Romulus, MI, Mr. Vandenberghe says there was too much product at the Canadian plant, too much clutter, and quality was an issue. Employment levels in Oakville ...
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