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Ford's Buffalo MKT Plant Could See 400 More Jobs

Posted on October 12, 2011

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Ford Motor Co.'s Buffalo plant is on the auto maker's list of facilities in line to receive some of the $6.2 billion of new investments included in a proposed new four-year contract.

Sen. Charles Schumer says the Buffalo Stamping Plant would bring back 120 workers laid off last month and add 400 new jobs. Ford would invest $136 million in a new stamping line.

Ford and the United Auto Workers union agreed to a new contract on Tuesday. The Buffalo Stamping Plant in suburban Hamburg stamps parts for the Ford Flex and Edge and the Lincoln MKT and MKX.

More details on the Ford plant jobs here in Buffalo News column.

The Lincoln MKT is assembled at a Ford plant in Oakville, Ontario.

Source: The Associated Press

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