Closing and reopening
In 2006, Ford announced that the plant would close as part of Ford's The Way Forward plan. The plant closed in 2007. With financial assistance from the Canadian government, the plant reopened in 2009 to produce the new 5.0L version of the Ford Modular engine.
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