Daimler Trucks North America Mt Holly Truck Plant Rolls out it’s 750,000 Truck on March 27th 2023. Workers and Management came together to show what a true partnership can achieve.
Plant Manager Joanne Cooper and Jeff Allen Senior Vice President and Specialty- DTNA were on hand to thank Local Union 5285 and its members on the great accomplishment. Local Management showed their gratitude and asked Union President Ricky McDowell to have the honor of driving the 750,000th truck off the end of the production line.
The Mt. Holly truck plant has been building trucks since 1979 and joined the UAW and endured a long strike to earn their 1st Contract Agreement in 1990. Special guest to the ceremony included retirees, Paul Rosa, Senior Vice President of Procurement at Penske, Mt. Holly City Officials and members of the 1st truck club, which is the foundation of this 750,000th truck.

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Sat-Sun after 12 pm $25


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Next Membership Meeting
September 16, 2023

10:00 am

Downtown Union Hall

113 E. Charlotte Avenue
Mount Holly, North Carolina 28120


Local Union 5285 Members attend the 2023 Labor Day Parade

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