Kenworth is expanding its production plant in Chillicothe OH by nearly 30%. This project will add 105,000 square feet to the Kenworth-Chillicothe plant, which has produced more than 270,000 trucks since it opened in 1974. The facility is situated on 120 acres and is now 372,000 square feet in size.
The project is scheduled for completion in summer 2007. It will add new manufacturing technologies and processes with an extension to the mainline; new cab, sleeper, and Kenworth T2000 trim lines; and advancements in plant logistics.