Nissan adds casting operation to Tennessee facility.
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State and local officials joined Nissan employees and executives at a ceremony held at the entrance of the 63,000-sq.-ft. forging facility. The addition of cylinder block casting represents the fourth expansion of the Decherd plant since it started production in May 1997.
The casting expansion will add another 51,000 sq. ft. to the existing 1 million-sq.-ft, facility. At full capacity, the operation will require 50 employees to produce 192,000 cylinder block castings annually for the 3.5-liter VQ v6 engine found in the Mtima sedan Sedan (sədäN`), town (1990 pop. 22,407), Ardennes dept., NE France, on the Meuse River. A noted textile center since the 16th cent., Sedan also has metal and brewing industries. The town became part of French crown lands in 1642. .
The new casting facility will be located on the north side of the Decherd Plant. Groundbreaking is scheduled for late fall 2006, with operations launching in the spring of 2008.