Although sales have dropped, the company has managed to improve its operating margins.
Following Daimler's decision to keep its Portland plant open, execs discuss its prospects.
Union officials say pension costs changed Daimler's decision to close its Portland plant.
Ash Grove Cement Co. is laying off 68 of 115 employees at its Durkee plant.
Instead of a planned shutdown next year, Daimler Trucks North America announces it will keep its Portland plant open.