Modine Manufacturing ( MOD) named Thomas A. Burke operating chief.

The Racine, Wis., heating and cooling technology provider also set an $8 million pretax charge to close a plant in South Carolina and conditionally close one in Tennessee. The move comes as Modine seeks to cut overhead by 10%, or $20 million, over the next year.

Modine will also build a new plant in Mexico next to an existing one.
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