CLEVELAND – Ford Motor Co. and its labor unions today celebrate the reopening of the historic Cleveland Engine Plant No.1, which opened in 1951, went on to produce memorable muscle-car engines and has been idle since V-8 output ceased in December 2000. Roman Krygier, group VP—Global Mfg. and Quality. Ford spent $350 million overhauling the entire plant – tearing out every piece of equipment, pouring new cement and even repainting the ceiling after it was raised 4 ft. (1.2 m) to ...

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