LISLE, Ill., April 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Navistar International Corporation (NYSE: NAV) makes changes in its manufacturing operations in response to the continued impacts of COVID-19.
The company's truck assembly plant in Springfield, Ohio temporarily ceased production on Monday, March 23 due to disruptions in the supply chain resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. With the supply chain still interrupted, this stoppage is being extended. Production will resume Monday, April 27.
Additionally, Navistar is broadening its temporary suspension in manufacturing operations to its engine assembly plant in Huntsville, Ala. and truck assembly plant in Escobedo, Mexico. Production will resume at both locations Monday, April 13.
Navistar recognizes the essential role of the commercial vehicle industry in support of the transportation infrastructure and remains dedicated to providing quality service and support to customers to keep critical goods moving during this uncertain time. The IC Bus Manufacturing Plant in Tulsa, Oklahoma and all Navistar service facilities and parts distribution centers are currently continuing regular operations.
Navistar International Corporation (NYSE: NAV) is a holding company whose subsidiaries and affiliates produce International® brand commercial trucks, proprietary diesel engines, and IC Bus® brand school and commercial buses. An affiliate also provides truck and diesel engine service parts. Another affiliate offers financing services. Additional information is available at www.Navistar.com.
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