First Class

Spring 2016

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When engineers first started laying out plans for the PACCAR Engine production facility in 2007, they envisioned a plant that could build more than just the popular MX-13 that would be its first output. Even then, markets were sending signals that mul- tiple engine types would best serve the ever-evolving Class 8 market. "We knew one engine would not supply all the demands of the market, that the market was trend- ing away from the 15-liter engine to 13- and 11-liter engines," says Plant Manager Lance Walters. "We knew the next engine would be smaller, and that was the space we wanted to be in. "So we built the plant with the flexibility to accom- PACCAR Engine Company employee Janay Clark works on lines that will produce both MX-11 and MX-13 engines. MX-11 production capacity built in to original plant design Ready to Build 14 l FIRST CLASS the paccar engine issue paccar engine cOMpanY 14 l FIRST CLASS

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