Daimler Trucks North America to Ramp up Production
Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) today announced that it plans to sharply increase production and employment levels at its Mt. Holly, North Carolina, truck manufacturing plant over the next three months. The Mt. Holly Truck Manufacturing Plant will add a third shift to its operations and plans to fill the additional 580 manufacturing and 25 related supervision, engineering and administrative positions by mid-July.
The Mt. Holly plant manufactures Freightliner M2 Business Class medium-duty diesel and natural gas-powered trucks, as well as Freightliner’s line of 108SD and 114SD trucks built for the severe-duty vocational truck markets.
The positions will be in addition to the more than 2,300 positions filled in the company’s truck and parts facilities during 2014.