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Ford announces additional Michigan hiring

The Ford Motor Company's emblem is pictured at the company's factory in Almussafes near Valencia September 5, 2012. REUTERS/Heino Kalis
The Ford Motor Company's emblem is pictured at the company's factory in Almussafes near Valencia September 5, 2012. REUTERS/Heino Kalis

DEARBORN (WKZO) -- There will be more salaried workers hired at Ford Motor Company than previously reported.

The automaker announced plans to hire three-thousand workers this year, over 800 more than expected.  Officials say approximately 90-percent of those workers will be in Michigan.

The automaker says the majority of the workforce will be technical professionals in product development, quality, purchasing, and manufacturing.

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