The earth moving and construction equipment are busily working on 90 acres of land in North Charleston, SC, to ensure that Western Star Trucks Inc.'s first ever U.S. assembly plant opens on time this fall. “We're pretty much on track,” says Doug Shand, Western Star marketing manager. The plant represents much more than Canada-based Western Star's first venture onto U.S. turf. With the bigger is better attitude of today's business world, the low volume truck maker based in Kelowna, B.C., ...

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