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Citation wins DaimlerChrysler, International Truck Orders. (North America).

Citation Corp., Birmingham, Alabama, was awarded three jobs from DaimlerChrysler and one from International Truck and Engine Corp.

The Citation plant in Marion, Alabama will manufacture exhaust manifolds for DaimlerChrysler. The exhaust manifolds will be for the 3.7-L Jeep Liberty and Dodge Dakota, plus the new design replacement for the 2004 Dodge Durango and Dakota models, They will be made of high silicon molybdenum ductile iron.

Production of the two exhaust manifold components for the Liberty is scheduled to begin in July.

The two components for the Dakota will begin production in May.

Citation's Southern Ductile Div., Bessemer, Alabama, will cast four 60-lb spring brackets for International. The spring brackets will be ductile iron and used on Class 8 trucks. The tooling is being built now, with full production scheduled for next summer.

Citation's Custom Products Div., Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, will perform the machining on these parts.

Citation supplies the automotive, industrial and aerospace markets with ferrous and nonferrous castings.
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Date:Jan 1, 2002
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