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Visteon in talks to sell its stake in Halla Visteon Climate Control JV


November 26, 2014 9:07 am ET

Visteon Corp. confirmed this morning that it is in discussions with a private equity firm to sell its stake in South Korean joint venture Halla Visteon Climate Control Corp.

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Canada's Papp Plastics is eyeing big opportunities with JV in Mexico


November 24, 2014 4:11 pm ET

Canadian injection molder and turnkey solution provider Papp Plastics & Distributing Ltd. will open an $11 million to $12 million joint venture facility in Querétaro, central Mexico, in December, co-owner Michael Papp said.

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Indiana injection molder PRD expands


November 24, 2014 1:56 pm ET

Automotive supplier PRD Inc. is expanding its manufacturing facility in Springville, Ind.

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Can plastics return to the driver's seat?


November 24, 2014 6:00 am ET

When the June 1989 issue of Popular Science introduced three cutting-edge automotive technologies, including the latest Corvette and a powerful engine for pickups and sports cars, the flashy, exciting vehicle picked to grace its cover was a minivan.

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New GM purchasing chief faces big hurdles to improve supplier relations


November 24, 2014 11:11 am ET

Steve Kiefer is moving into the eternal hot seat that is head of GM global purchasing and supply chain.

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Wilbur Ross steps down from IAC board


November 24, 2014 11:38 am ET

Financier Wilbur Ross Jr. has resigned from the boards of International Automotive Components Group SA and its subsidiaries due to new regulatory restrictions in the European Union limiting the number of directorships a bank officer may hold,...

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High pressure RTM systems moving from Europe to Mexico


November 20, 2014 4:24 pm ET

Engel Holding GmbH's subsidiary in Mexico says it has sold the first high pressure resin transfer machine system (HP-RTM) in the Americas to a Mexican automotive industry supplier.

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Thomson Plastics opens N.C. plant


November 20, 2014 3:12 pm ET

Custom injection molder Thomson Plastics Inc. has opened a new manufacturing facility in Lexington, N.C.

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Inspection system eyes carbon fiber automotive production


November 19, 2014 9:00 am ET

Pixargus GmbH, the company that created GoalControl, a 14-camera inspection system used to detect if a ball crossed the goal line at the World Cup this year, is showing a similar system to inspect carbon fiber fabrics used to make car body panels.

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Electronics, aerospace driving new Aptiv film production for Victrex


November 18, 2014 9:40 am ET

Victrex plc has launched production at its new $25 million manufacturing facility for high performance thermoplastic film Aptiv, with the United Kingdom's Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne taking part in the opening celebration.

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