Tower International Q1 profit soars as supplier avoids year-ago expensesMay 2
Tower's adjusted earnings rise 23% in Q4Feb. 15
Tower's board OKs $100 million stock buyback programJune 17, 2016
Supplier Tower International cancels plan to sell European unitApril 28, 2016
Ford juggles seat shortage, overtime to boost F-150 suppliesOct. 30, 2015
Ford is having “supplier issues” with seats for the redesigned F-150 pickup, in addition to a longstanding shortage of high-strength steel frames that hasn't been fully resolved, a UAW official at the F-150 plant in Missouri said today. The issues could cause some overtime to be canceled in November.
Ford hires second supplier to help with F-150 frame productionAug. 7, 2015
Ford is bringing a second supplier of steel frames for the F-150 on board to ease a supply shortage that has slowed production for months, a person with knowledge of the matter told Automotive News. The new supplier is said to be Tower International, which already builds body structures for the F series and several other Ford models.