Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) announced today plans to move production operations at its remanufacturing plant in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada while strengthening customer service and support for its Canadian and U.S. customers. The company met with employees today to discuss the restructuring which will impact approximately 120 employees by March 31, 2013.
The company’s Mississauga facility remanufactures commercial truck components for the on-highway market. Operations are expected to transfer to Meritor’s Plainfield, Ind. remanufacturing facility while Mascot Canadian customer service and support moves to Meritor’s Brampton, Ontario facility.
“We are taking these actions to improve efficiencies while continuing to serve and support our Canadian customers through our facilities in Brampton; Edmonton, Alberta; Moncton, New Brunswick and Boucherville, Quebec,” said Doug Wolma, general manager, Global Aftermarket Operations.
Meritor’s global remanufacturing operations include eight sites in five countries producing a substantial portfolio of drivetrain and wheel-end components. More than 30,000 tons of metal are recycled annually in Meritor’s remanufacturing operations worldwide, and the company recycles 90 percent of all waste from its operations. More than 40,000 tons of cores, or original components, are processed at Meritor remanufacturing facilities annually.