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Navistar to reduce production line rates at Springfield plant

Published: Thursday, August 15, 2019 @ 10:56 AM

A look inside the Navistar International truck plant in Springfield.

Navistar will be reducing production line rates at its Springfield assembly plant, a spokesperson for the company told the News-Sun on Wednesday.

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“We’re realigning production with current demand,” said Lyndi McMillan, a spokeswoman for Navistar, in an email to the News-Sun.

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“This cycle is normal for our business, and this is not a shift of production to other locations,” she added, stating that Navistar is still assessing the possible impact of the reduction.

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The company has yet to release official numbers on how many lines will be affected by this change or if any job losses will occur as a result.