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CIMC Brings Its Chassis Manufacturing To The U.S.

Chassis Manufacturing CIMC U.S.

CIMC Brings Its Chassis Manufacturing To The U.S.

CIMC Brings Its Chassis Manufacturing To The U.S. IMAGE COURTESY CIE MANUFACTURING, INC. Entrepreneur Malcolm McLean, frustrated with the snail-like swiftness of cargo handling he witnessed when he first got into trucking in the 1930s, invented the shipping container in 1956. Little did he know back then that he would wind up changing the whole world. Today the biggest maker of chassis (the plural is spelled the same as the singular, but pronounced chass-eez), the trailers that handle the over-the-road portion of container intermodal shipping, is working on more modest but still dramatic changes. CIE Manufacturing, Inc. (formerly CIMC Intermodal Equipment), headquartered...

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