Sprinter assembly plant opens

April 2007
Trailer / Body Builders;Apr2007, Vol. 48 Issue 6, p5
Trade Publication
The article discusses the opening of the Sprinter assembly plant at Ladson, South Carolina by DaimlerChrysler in April 2007. The new plant has a production capacity of 32,000 units, with 180 employees working to reassemble the Sprinter on a 460,000 square-foot site. $35 million was invested in the plant. According to the article, the Sprinter is the top-performing van in North America.


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