by Max Brantley
"Out of about 800 production positions, about 500 positions would likely be added to Decatur and about 150 positions would be added in North Little Rock," spokeswoman Lisa Miller said in an email Friday afternoon. "We anticipate some will move to various suppliers and some positions would also be eliminated."This move is among a number of shifts the heavy equipment manufacturer has announced in recent months, including a move of headquarters from Peoria to Chicago.
The transitions are expected to be complete by the end of 2018.