DEARBORN – If Chrysler Group has a winner with its latest product offerings, the company’s modernized stamping operation should get at least some of the credit. In 1990, the average age of its presses was 25.2 years and, if time had run its course, Chrysler’s presses today would be closing in on 40 with most of the units 25 years old or greater. Money saved from stamping was pumped into Chrysler’s 300C. Instead, Chrysler launched a capital-intensive revitalization plan in 1994 that ...
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