Mazda Motor Corp. will completely restore the paint shop at its Ujina No.1 (U1) plant in Hiroshima, Japan, which was damaged by a fire in December. Full production with integrated painting and vehicle assembly will resume by April, ahead of schedule, the auto maker says. Modular construction utilizing prefabricated steel-frame units and the implementation of the auto maker’s Three Layer Wet Paint system are contributing to the 4-month turnaround of the plant. Mazda initially pegged the ...

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