Jon Harris

TCA

Meet the Straight-Faced Swede Helping Transform Mack's Pennsylvania Plant

Volvo Group

Rickard Lundberg started his career in the Volvo Group in 1989 when he was only about 19 years old. Then, in the first of what would be many jobs with Volvo, he worked on the shop floor, turning crankshafts at the truck maker's engine factory in Skovde, Sweden.

Jon Harris | The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)
May 15, 2017
Business

Mack Trucks Turning the Corner? Company to Hire 50 for Pennsylvania Plant

Mack Trucks Inc.

Less than three months ago, Mack Trucks reported its weakest year of truck deliveries in six years. Now, it appears, the heavy-duty truck manufacturer with a massive assembly plant in Lower Macungie Township, Pa., is turning the corner.

Jon Harris | The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)
April 27, 2017
TCA

Mack's First-Quarter Deliveries Decline but Orders Surge

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Mack Trucks delivered a mixed load of numbers in its first quarter, dragged down by lower output totals but propelled forward by a surge in orders logged during the first three months of 2017.

Jon Harris | The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)
April 25, 2017
Business

Mack Logs Worst Year of Truck Deliveries Since 2010

Mack Trucks Inc.

In the cyclical heavy-duty truck market, what goes up must eventually come down, and that's exactly what happened to Mack Trucks in 2016.

Jon Harris | The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)
February 1, 2017
Government, Business, Autonomous, Fuel, Equipment, Technology

Mack Trucks Discontinues Titan Model, 16-Liter Engine

Mack Trucks

Mack Trucks' lineup of heavy-duty vehicles is about to get a little lighter.

Jon Harris | The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)
January 25, 2017
Business

Mack Tests Clean-Burning Truck in New York City

Oberion Fuel;

Mack Trucks may be known as a rugged and tough brand — but that doesn't mean its heavy-duty vehicles can't be a little cleaner.

Jon Harris | The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)
January 17, 2017
TCA

Volvo Plans to Divest Part of Business That Includes Mack Defense

Mack Trucks

The parent company of Mack Trucks is planning to unload its governmental sales business area, which includes a North American defense division that is headquartered in Upper Macungie Township, Pennsylvania.

Jon Harris | The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)
November 22, 2016
Business

Mack Trucks, Pennsylvania Union Reach Tentative Three-Year Deal

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Heavy-duty truck maker Mack Trucks, which is the largest employer in Lower Macungie Township, Pennsylvania, and the union representing its local workers reached a labor agreement the weekend of Oct. 1.

Jon Harris | The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)
October 3, 2016
Business

Mack Trucks Names New Boss for Lehigh Valley Plant

Mack, on Aug. 24, announced that Rickard Lundberg has been appointed vice president and general manager of its Mack Lehigh Valley Operations plant in Pennsylvania.

Jon Harris | The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)
August 25, 2016
Business

With Slumping Demand, Mack Trucks Plans Production Shutdowns

Mack Trucks Inc.

With heavy-duty truck demand sagging, Mack Trucks has scheduled several weeklong production shutdowns at its Lower Macungie Township, Pennsylvania, assembly plant.

Jon Harris | The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)
July 20, 2016

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