Mack Trucks spends $14.5 million to increase production at its Virginia facility

Feb. 12, 2024
The facility will be expanded by 72,000 square feet to increase capacity for its medium-duty truck line.

Mack Trucks has announced plans to expand manufacturing operations in Roanoke County, Virginia. The company, which is part of the Volvo Group and produces heavy- and medium-duty trucks, will invest $14.5 million into the project, creating 51 new jobs in the process. The facility will be expanded by 72,000 square feet to increase capacity for its medium-duty truck line.

In a recent quote, Stephen Roy, global president of Mack Trucks, said, “Mack is committed to making the industrial and product investments we need to be a North American market leader. The expansion of the Roanoke Valley operations plant will help us grow in a strategic market segment and support our sustainability goals.”

Governor Glenn Youngkin added, “Mack Trucks’ expansion further strengthens Virginia’s manufacturing industry ecosystem, which is a core focus of the Commonwealth’s economic development strategy. We are proud that Mack Trucks’ initial investment in a new Roanoke County operation four years ago has yielded a second major investment. This is truly another vote of confidence in Virginia by a global industry leader.” 

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About the Author

Alexis Gajewski | Senior Content Strategist

Alexis Gajewski has over 15 years of experience in the maintenance, reliability, operations, and manufacturing space. She joined Plant Services in 2008 and works to bring readers the news, insight, and information they need to make the right decisions for their plants. Alexis also authors “The Lighter Side of Manufacturing,” a blog that highlights the fun and innovative advances in the industrial sector. 

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