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NEWS NEWS HEADLINE NEWS FCA Adds Three Lines to Stamping Plant FCA US LLC (, Auburn Hills, MI, will invest more than $166 million in three new press lines at its Sterling Stamping Plant, Sterling Heights, MI, to support increased product demand. The investment comes as the facility celebrates 50 years of producing body panels and assemblies for the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Ram trucks. The new press lines, currently under construction, are expected to begin production in the fourth quarter of 2015 and will reach full volume in the first half of 2016. The new units will increase the number of stampings produced each day at the plant by nearly 75,000, enabling the plant to produce more than 80 million stampings annually. Recognized as the largest stamping plant in the world, Sterling Stamping is one of six FCA North American facilities that stamps and sub-assembles parts from sheet metal. Those parts are shipped to company facilities in the U.S., Mexico, and Canada where they are welded and assembled to form the bodies of Dodge, Jeep, and Chrysler vehicles. Sterling Stamping's first parts were produced in January 1965. The plant employs 2,300. AUGUST 2015 Three new stamping lines at FCA's Sterling Stamping Plant will result in an increase of 75,000 daily stampings when the lines reach capacity in 2016. Reduce Maintenance Cost by up to 40% Keeping oil clean - It's your best insurance! 1 Clean incoming oil - because new is NOT clean oil 2 Keep oil clean - remove solids AND moisture Keep your first fill from starting things off on a dirty foot. Our systems remove impurities in your new oil. These contaminants are the seeds of increased maintenance costs in the form of downtime, wear, and repair. A Harvard Filtration system on your machinery will keep your investment clean and operating at its peak performance. In hydraulic systems, 70-80% of failures are due to contamination. The Harvard Constant Contamination ControlĀ® keeps moisture and contaminants from accumulating in your oil. This prevents premature wear, and reduces costs. Let us show you how one company reduced their maintenance costs by 40%. Call us today. Typical new oil. Don't let your oil look like this! Contaminated oil. The same oil after 48 hours in use with a Harvard system. 505 Union Street l Evansville WI 53536 l 800-523-1327 608-882-6330 l 608-882-5127 fax Constant Contamination ControlĀ® can be applied to engines, transmissions, hydraulics, turbines, gear boxes, diesel fuels, heat transfer fluids, AND MORE! MAINTENANCETECHNOLOGY.COM | 13 http://www.MAINTENANCETECHNOLOGY.COM

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Maintenance Technology August 2015

My Take
For On The Floor
Industry News
Ultrasound: Aural Intelligence
Excellence in Action
Cool Advice on Hot Motors
Step Up to Greater Electrical Awareness
Keep Hydraulic Fluids Contamination Free
Five Steps to Workplace Desirability
Put a Good Base Under Your Pumps
QR-Code POI System for Quick Problem Solving
Contrarian View
Ad Index

Maintenance Technology August 2015