DECHERD, TN â€“ In its 11th year of operation, Nissan North America Inc.â€™s Decherd plant adds aluminum casting capability this month â€“ the final piece needed to become a full-service engine manufacturer. â€śWe now have assembly, machining, forging and casting,â€ť says Gary Edwards, director-engineering and quality assurance in powertrain assembly. â€śAs we grow casting and forging, dictated of course by economics, we will gradually reduce, even eliminate, logistic costs from Japan, Mexico and ...
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