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Patrick J. Toomey

Toomey tours Mack's Lower Macungie plant

Toomey tours Mack's Lower Macungie plant

Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey made a pit stop in the Lehigh Valley on Wednesday, rolling through one of the area's most iconic and rugged companies. The Lehigh County Republican met with Mack Trucks officials Wednesday afternoon before taking a roughly 20-minute tour around the company's 1-million-square-foot plant in Lower Macungie Township. The massive plant, where 1,950 employees work, was bustling with activity as workers assembled trucks and zipped around in lift trucks, the din muffled by the constant humming of large fans and the sporadic ratcheting of power tools. "The sheer scale of it is pretty amazing — how big it is, watching the process is really...