Jon Harris

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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

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

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
Business

Mack Trucks Appoints Senior Vice President for North American Sales

A 23-year veteran of the heavy-duty commercial vehicle business soon will be responsible for Mack Trucks' North American sales, the Greensboro, N.C., company announced March 30.

Jon Harris | The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)
March 31, 2016
Business

Mack Delivers Most Vehicles Since 2006, But Volvo AB to Cut North American Production

Mack Trucks delivered 27,411 vehicles in 2015, its strongest year since 2006, according to a report released Feb. 5 by Sweden-based Volvo Group, Mack's parent company.

Jon Harris | The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)
February 5, 2016
Business

Man Behind Mack Trucks' Museum Plans to Call it a Career After 58 Years

Brockway model 152W44 (1947) at the Mack Truck Historical Museum (Wikimedia Commons)

At the age of 80, Don Schumaker, the curator emeritus of the Mack Trucks Historical Museum in Allentown, Pennsylvania, plans to retire this year after 58 years at the museum. Maybe. He's tried to retire from Mack before.

Jon Harris | The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)
January 4, 2016
Business

Mack Deliveries Decline For First Time in 2015

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Production slowed in November for Mack Trucks, with the heavy-duty truck manufacturer reporting its first delivery decline of the year.

Jon Harris | The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)
December 17, 2015

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