In an apparent move to preserve jobs at its Rouge complex, Ford Motor Co. is adding hydroforming operations at its Dearborn (MI) Frame factory. Ford is switching to hydroformed pieces for its '00 Lincoln Town Car frame and, unlike other automakers, is bringing the more expensive manufacturing process in-house. Hydroforming is a manufacturing technique that continues to gain popularity in the auto industry as companies search for ways to reduce vehicle weight. But until now, it was a ...
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