Just months after a long-standing labor dispute was settled, International Truck and Engine Corp.’s Navistar unit reveals it will close its Chatham, Ont., Canada, plant early next summer. Navistar blames a downturn in the heavy-truck sector for the closing. “This has been a very difficult decision,” says Steve Keate, president of International’s truck group, “but this decision in no way reflects on the performance of our Chatham employees and the quality trucks they build. Obviously, this ...
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