Spartan Chassis Expands Manufacturing Capacity With Two Additional Plants

Armored vehicles
C4ISR & Net Centric
Combat Aircraft
Fire Support
Future Combat Systems
Homeland Security
Infantry Warfare
Logistics & Support
Naval Systems
Precision Strike
Protection & Survivability
Special Operations CT
Training & Simulation
Unmanned Systems
Defense Exhibitions


Related Links:

Spartan Chassis, Inc., a subsidiary of Spartan Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPAR), is expanding its chassis production capacity, with the purchasing of two manufacturing facilities near its headquarters in Charlotte, Mich. The company is currently completing the production of Cougar based Iraqi Light Armored Vehicle (ILAV), under contract from BAE Systems. Spartan is gearing up to meet the surge in demand for Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles, while maintaining its commercial vehicles production.

The new facilities will add 80,000 square-feet by Q3/07, providing floor space for the integration of key chassis components for the vehicles. According to Richard Schalter, president of Spartan Chassis, The company has recently constructed 107,000-square-foot facility for fire truck cab and chassis production.



Copyright 2007, Defense Update (Privacy Policy, Terms of Use)