Detroit, MI. – Charles Binger has been named Plant Manager of Ford’s Cleveland engine production site, which includes Engine Plants No. 1 and No. 2 and Cleveland Casting.

A 19-year veteran with the company, Binger replaces Jan Allman, who was named plant manager at the Chicago Assembly Plant.

Most recently Binger served as plant manager at Dearborn Engine and Fuel Tank, the world’s largest manufacturer of steel fuel tanks. In that position, he achieved bestever safety, quality and cost performance at the facility.

Binger has held positions at eight different Ford facilities, including four years at the Lima Engine Plant where he was a manufacturing engineer.