Mack Trucks Inc. has formed a new business unit that could eventually bring more work to the Hagerstown engine manufacturing plant.
MackPower will manufacture, market and service a lineup of Mack diesel engines for a variety of commercial, industrial and marine uses.
MackPower has hired five new engineers to develop the new products at its Hagerstown plant. Its sales force is based in Allentown, Pa., said Mack spokesman John Mies.
All the new engines will be made at the Hagerstown plant on Pennsylvania Avenue. Initially, the new orders will be absorbed with existing manpower if about 1,400 employees.