Automotive connector supplier expanding Kentucky molding plant

By Rhoda Miel
News Editor

Published: April 29, 2013 11:55 am ET
Updated: April 29, 2013 12:02 pm ET

Related to this story

Topics Automotive Injection Molding
Companies & Associations

ROCHESTER, MICH. — Auto supplier A. Raymond Tinnerman Automotive Inc. has added injection molding to its Flemingsburg, Ky., plant as part of a $1.96 million expansion there.

The company initially planned to more modest expansion at its connectors plant, said Kentucky officials in an April 26 news release, first announcing a $515,000 expansion in 2010. However, the company moved beyond that initial investment, including the plastics operation to produce window channel guides, sunroof components and structural parts.

A. Raymond, with automotive operations based in Rochester, Mich., also nearly doubled its hiring plans in Flemingsburg, bringing in 52 employees compared to the earlier plans for 28 new jobs.

The company is part of multi-industry firm ARaymond of Grenoble, France. In addition to plastics, the company makes a variety of metal connectors.


Comments

Automotive connector supplier expanding Kentucky molding plant

By Rhoda Miel
News Editor

Published: April 29, 2013 11:55 am ET
Updated: April 29, 2013 12:02 pm ET

Post Your Comments


Back to story


More stories

Image

Improvements to Radici's nylon line takes it into more applications

March 27, 2015 9:00 am ET

Radici Group, the Italian-headquartered materials firm, outlined the benefits of its Radilon and Radistrong nylon products at NPE 2015.    More

Image

DuPont exec: Still lots of lightweighting needed in the auto industry

March 23, 2015 6:00 am ET

In that role, Jeffrey Sternberg is responsible for bringing the breadth of DuPont advanced materials — as well as renewably sourced materials...    More

Image

How Faurecia made over a relic

March 23, 2015 6:00 am ET

Everything about Faurecia SA's interior trim plant in Saline, Mich., is big.    More

Image

Magna investing $135 million for new exteriors plant in Mexico

March 18, 2015 5:04 pm ET

Magna International Inc has started construction of a $135 million automotive exteriors manufacturing facility in Querétaro, in central Mexico.    More

Image

Auto supplier Visteon seeking new CEO

March 17, 2015 10:04 am ET

Visteon Corp. said Monday CEO Tim Leuliette will step down by the end of the year.    More

Market Reports

Flexible Packaging Trends in North America

North America represents about 30 percent of the global consumption of flexible packaging. Annual growth in this region is forecast at 4 percent during the next 5 years.

For more insight on growth opportunities, drivers of growth and the outlook for 2015, download this report.

Learn more

Plastics Recycling Trends in North America

This report is a review and analysis of the North American Plastics Recycling Industry, including key trends and statistics based on 2013 performance. We examine market environment factors, regulatory issues, industry challenges, key drivers and emerging trends in post-consumer and post-industrial recycling.

Learn more

Plastics in Mexico - State of the Industry Report

This report analyzes the $20 billion plastics industry in Mexico including sales of machinery & equipment, resins and finished products.

Our analysts provide insight on business trends, foreign investment, top end markets and plastics processing activity. The report also provides important data on exports, production, employment and value of plastics products manufactured.

Learn more

Upcoming Plastics News Events

June 2, 2015 - June 3, 2015Plastics Financial Summit - Chicago 2015

September 16, 2015 - September 18, 2015Plastics Caps & Closures - September 2015

More Events