ANTWERP, Belgium – It was a little over a year ago when managers at Adam Opel AG’s assembly plant here got the bad news. Opel was under pressure from parent General Motors Corp. to cut costs and improve capacity utilization, meaning job cuts. Opel’s Antwerp, Belgium, plant develops leading productivity enhancements. The facility was one of three producing the aging Opel Astra, and sales of that model were in a downward spiral. Newly appointed Plant Manager Diana Tremblay, who ...
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