Volvo to Double Employment at CE Plant
Posted on June 9, 2006
Volvo Construction Equipment said it will more than double its employment at its Asheville manufacturing and assembly plant. The division of Sweden-based AB Volvo will add 264 jobs and invest $30 million to expand the Asheville plant. The facility now has 220 employees. The expansion is due to begin in mid-2007 and will add new production lines for excavators, as well as cabs for excavators and wheel loaders.