“We don’t want them manufactured or assembled any other place,” Cleaver said. “We want it done right here in Kansas City. It creates some uniqueness for us.”
The idled workers are scheduled to begin shifts at the Claycomo plant Friday morning at 6 a.m.
Production of the Ford F-150 pickup truck, which was halted at the automaker's Dearborn Truck and Kansas City Assembly plants after supplier Meridian Magnesium Products experienced a plant fire, could resume as soon as this Friday, sources have told Automotive News .