Commercial Vehicle Group Marks Production Milestone

Tue April 02, 2019 - Midwest Edition #7
Commercial Vehicle Group

CVG's Kings Mountain facility achieved the half million milestone on March 1. 
(Commercial Vehicle Group photo)
CVG's Kings Mountain facility achieved the half million milestone on March 1. (Commercial Vehicle Group photo)

Commercial Vehicle Group, headquartered in New Albany, Ohio, recently announced that its Kings Mountain Manufacturing facility has produced its 500,000th cab.

The facility achieved the half million milestone on March 1 when the C Series Cab rolled off the production line. CVG's Kings Mountain facility, which employs 184 people, manufactures sheet metal cab structures for the commercial vehicle industry using a variety of production processes including spot welding, MIG welding, assembly, sealing adhesive application, and E-Coat.

"The Kings Mountain facility, and the customers and employees it supports, is an important part of our global manufacturing network," said Dale McKillop, senior vice president and managing director of Trim, Wipers and Structures. "I am thrilled to celebrate this milestone achievement with the team and look forward to marking additional production milestones in the future."

Kings Mountain employees, along with company officials and community leaders, gathered in the facility to celebrate the production milestone. The event included lunch, a formal unveiling of the cab, and an opportunity for the employees to permanently affix their name or initials on the cab.

Plant manager Shelby Evans offered his congratulations to the facility.

"I am proud of the entire Kings Mountain team for this production milestone," Evans said. "The finished cab will be displayed at our Kings Mountain facility as a reminder of this legacy achievement and our ongoing commitment to quality products and service."

Commercial Vehicle Group Inc., through its subsidiaries, is a supplier of electrical wire harnesses, seating systems, and a full range of other cab related products for the global commercial vehicle markets, including the medium- and heavy-duty truck, medium- and heavy-construction vehicle, military, bus, agriculture, specialty transportation, mining, industrial equipment and off-road recreational markets.

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