General Motors Corp.'s Elizabeth, Australia, Holden assembly plant reportedly will add a third production shift by mid-2001. The extra shift will add 400 new jobs at the facility, and require a major investment to eliminate bottlenecks in the paint shop and plastics operations. New transfer presses and additional plastic injection molding machines will be installed. Demand abroad for the Elizabeth-made Commodore and Statesman is necessitating the personnel increase and plant expansion. ...

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