increased orders for heavy trucks, Kenworth Truck Co. plant
in Chillicothe, OH, is recalling 350 workers who were laid off
previously, according to The Trucker Wire Services.
came as Kenworth celebrated selling the 200,000th truck to roll
off the production line. The truck was purchased by Clary Trucking,
a family-owned Ohio trucking company.
in orders required adding a second shift so production could
jump from 48 to 64 trucks, according to the plant manager Alan
Mayne. However, he says there's no guarantee the recall is permanent
because it depends on the truck market and the economy. Slow
truck sales caused layoffs of 135 workers in 2001 and 500 in