REDFORD, MICHIGAN… Sterling Truck Corporation announced that it is moving its headquarters to Redford, Mich., in the Greater Detroit area.
Sterling’s sales, marketing, dealer operations, and financial departments will begin operating from its new facility in the second quarter of this year.
“We are excited to move to the Redford facility as it is already home to other DaimlerChrysler operations, which will provide valuable resources as the Sterling brand continues to grow,” said John Merrifield, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Sterling Truck Corporation.
“This move will prove to be beneficial to our customers as we use these resources to continue introducing and enhancing new products and options to our line of tough work trucks.”
With Sterling sales and production numbers on the rise, Merrifield anticipates the move to Redford will carry the brand’s strong momentum well into the future. He also ensures that the transition will be seamless to Sterling operations and transparent to its customers.
Sterling Truck Corporation has been headquartered in Willoughby, Ohio, in the Cleveland area, since 1998. “Willoughby has been a successful base of operations for Sterling Trucks, and we are proud to have been a member of the business community here,” Merrifield said. “Sterling’s need to achieve greater synergies with our affiliated companies makes this move the right decision.”
Manufacturing operations for Sterling trucks remain in St. Thomas, Ontario. The St. Thomas Truck Manufacturing Plant employs over 2,100 people in the production of Sterling-brand heavy- and medium-duty vehicles.
Sterling Truck Corporation, currently based in Willoughby, Ohio, produces heavy- and medium-duty custom work trucks for regional hauling and diverse vocational applications. Sterling is a member of the Freightliner LLC Group. Freightliner is a company of DaimlerChrysler, the world’s leading commercial vehicle manufacturer.
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