Auto Truck Group, a work truck upfitter of truck and van equipment announced plans to build an all-new production facility in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The company plans to invest more than $6 million to build a 72,000 square-foot manufacturing complex which is scheduled to open early next year and is poised to nearly double the production capacity of Auto Truck Group’s current Fort Wayne location.
“Our Fort Wayne facility and its employees have played a vital role in our company’s continued success and as a result of this unprecedented growth, we’ve quickly outgrown our current location,” said Pete Dondlinger, President, Auto Truck Group. “Fort Wayne is an ideal location for Auto Truck Group and this new, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility will further enhance our production capabilities as we continue to develop customized vehicles for every type of vocational application to meet the needs of our customers.”
The new facility will be home to Auto Truck Group’s manufacturing operations in the region, featuring more than 40 production bays, as well as additional office space and storage capacity. To further support its continued growth, the company plans to hire up to 50 additional technicians to staff its new location. The company will continue to operate at its existing manufacturing location in Fort Wayne until construction of the new facility is complete.
For more than 100 years, Auto Truck Group has transformed truck bodies, chassis, and vans into functional, task-specific work trucks for a wide range of customers across the construction, energy and utility, telecommunications, government, and rail industries. Designing and manufacturing more than 42,000 commercial vehicles each year, Auto Truck Group serves customers across the United States and Canada through its 12 production facilities, offering ship through services for several top OEM manufacturers.
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