Rv manufacturer announces production consolidating
Management expects the consolidation plan to reduce future capital and equipment requirements, improve manufacturing flexibility and generate significant production cost advantages."This move is an important step to consolidate our Emergency Response segment's manufacturing base, consistent with our DRIVE strategy tenet of Integrated Operational Excellence," said John Szytkiel, President and CEO of Spartan Motors. is Spartan's operating strategy based on five tenets: • Diversified Growth • Redefining Technology & Innovation • Integrated Operational Excellence • Vibrant Culture • Excited Customers/Brand Loyalists About Spartan Motors Spartan Motors, Inc.
"The success we experienced building fire trucks at Charlotte, completing the 70-unit Peru order while exceeding operational targets, reinforces our decision to leverage the capabilities of our main campus. designs, engineers and manufactures specialty chassis, specialty vehicles, truck bodies and aftermarket parts for the recreational vehicle (RV,) emergency-response, defense, government services, delivery and service markets.
The company is also a provider of truck and diesel engine parts and service.
Headquartered in Lisle, Illinois, Navistar has 16,500 employees and a 2013 annual revenue of .775 billion.
The Company will also close its fire truck body assembly facility in Ocala, Fla. Fire truck production will transition from Ocala to Spartan's Brandon, S. Spartan also intends to rationalize its product line and options to enhance product quality and reduce costs.
The Company announced plans to close the Ocala facility after reviewing its manufacturing footprint.
Legacy, with corporate headquarters in Marion, IA, is a manufacturer of high-quality, durable equipment for professional and domestic use.
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“The Sub Tropolis location presents an exciting opportunity for Virbac Corporation; it will allow us to be more responsive than ever and therefore provide better service to our customers, while also being able to accommodate the expected growth in our product lines,” said Michael Albo, vice president communications & customer service, Virbac Corporation.
The company expects to occupy its new facility in April and be fully operational before the end of the year.
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