A deal that would transfer ownership of Ford Motor Co.’s Sandusky, OH, lighting plant to Meridian Automotive Systems has been scuttled following opposition from the United Auto Workers, a union official says. The plant, which operates under the auspices of Ford’s Automotive Components Holdings LLC subsidiary, employs some 850 people and supplies 70% of the lighting systems for the auto maker’s North American vehicle lineup. ACH is composed of orphaned manufacturing plants and other ...

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