Accuride's manufacturing makeover: On the foundry and factory floor with Fleet Equipment

Accuride’s manufacturing makeover: On the foundry and factory floor with Fleet Equipment

Transitioning from an aged manual manufacturing process to a world-class facility doesn’t happen overnight. It takes hard work, the right leadership and a majority capital investment, but that’s exactly what Accuride has spent the past five years doing. So come along as I take you inside Accuride’s Rockford, Ill., foundry and manufacturing facility to detail one of the biggest manufacturing makeovers this editor has ever seen.

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