Metaldyne Corp. and DaimlerChrysler AG sign a letter of intent for exploration of a joint venture involving operation of DC’s New Castle Machining and Forge Plant in New Castle, IN. The New Castle operation manufactures suspension components along with engine and transmission parts for Chrysler, Jeep and Dodge vehicles. DC employs about 1,350 salaried and hourly workers there. Both Metaldyne and DC would work with current labor unions associated with the plant. The deal is subject to the ...

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