Putting the pieces together

December 2009
Trailer / Body Builders;Dec2009, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p20
Trade Publication
The article discusses how CIMC starts the production of reefers and dry freights at its trailer plant in Qingdao, China and finishes the products at an assembly line at Vanguard National plant in Monon, Indiana. It describes Vanguard National's use of the same line for producing dry-freight vans to manufacture refrigerated vans from walls assembled in the Chinese plant. The primary operations performed at Vanguard's Complete Knock-Down (CKD) center are also highlighted.


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