West Midlands auto suppliers reeling from Ford Transit factory axe
26th October 2012
FORD’S decision to close its Transit van manufacturing facility in Southampton is likely to severely impact component suppliers in the West Midlands, automotive experts have said.The Manufacturing Advisory Service said around 50 suppliers across the region would be hit by the closure decision, announced due to the downturn in the European automotive sector.As part of a European-wide restructuring programme Ford has said it intends to close both the Transit factory and a stamping plant in Dagenham. The decision throws 2,000 jo......for the full story register now for free or login below...
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