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Magna to build on former Chrysler headquarters

by David Zatz on

Canadian parts supplier Magna International, which is currently bidding for Opel, will build a new seating plant on the former site of the Chrysler Corporation headquarters in Highland Park, Michigan. The site was abandoned after the corporate offices were built in Auburn Hills.

Automotive News reported that the new plant will start production in May 2010, and will employ around 400 full time people; customers are expected to be GM and Chrysler. Michigan will provide a state tax credit of $4.5 million over seven years.

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