$60M to be invested in Moraine engine plant


DMAX Ltd. will invest $60 million into its Moraine plant.

DMAX makes the Duramax diesel engine for heavy-duty trucks.

The money will be used for retooling existing equipment and to purchase new equipment.

“The successful partnership between GM, Isuzu and IUE-CWA Local 755 continues to bring new investment dollars to our plant,” said Maho Mitsuya, DMAX president and chief operating officer, in a statement. “The Duramax diesel’s performance is renowned in the industry, and these updates to improve our emissions will make it that much better.”

The Duramax 6.6L diesel engines are used in the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra.

The joint venture between General Motors and Isuzu has produced more tha 1.5 million engines since opening in Moraine in 2000.

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