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BorgWarner to add 40 jobs to Dixon plant

Published: Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014 10:38 a.m. CST • Updated: Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014 10:42 a.m. CST

DIXON – BorgWarner will invest $9.4 million in its Dixon plant over the next 3 years and add 40 jobs, according to a company news release.

The Auburn Hills, Michigan-based company announced the investment and new jobs this morning. Expanded production capacity will focus on environmentally friendly technologies to reduce emissions and improve fuel economy for passenger cars and commercial vehicles, the company said.

Paddy Lange, the Dixon plant manager, said the city's infrastructure was a key to the investment.

The BorgWarner plant, which has been in Dixon for 50 years, has a workforce of 210. The new jobs are expected to be for manufacturing and product engineering, supplier quality, supply chain, and technical and quality support, according to the release.

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