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Haitian builds system for Renault's new China auto assembly plant


April 24, 2015 11:10 am ET

A late-comer to the world's largest auto market, French carmaker Renault SA is currently building its first factory in China.

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Eriks NV buys two US polymer companies


April 24, 2015 10:38 am ET

Dutch company Eriks NV is expanding its reach in the North American plastics sector with two acquisitions: Dallas-based Seals and Packings Inc. and Rock Hill, S.C.-based Action Industrial Group LLC.

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Jeco adds Ferry rotational molder to handle increase in business


April 23, 2015 12:27 pm ET

Jeco Plastics Products LLC is ramping up for more work, adding a new Ferry 2600 rotational molder that will provide more capabilities.

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Engel, VW working on joint research into high volume composites in auto


April 23, 2015 9:40 am ET

Engel, the Austria-based manufacturer of injection molding machines, is building one of its largest machines for a research center looking into integrating composites into high volume auto production.

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Federal-Mogul building auto wiper blade plant in Romania


April 22, 2015 12:28 pm ET

U.S. car parts maker Federal-Mogul Holdings Corp. has unveiled plans to establish a new production facility in Ploiesti, Romania, reports local news magazine The Diplomat — Bucharest.

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VW considering standard battery design to bring down costs


April 21, 2015 11:17 am ET

Volkswagen Group may shift to a single lithium ion battery cell design for all of its electrified vehicles.

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Germany's EBM-Papst expanding in Germany, Hungary


April 20, 2015 11:21 am ET

Germany-based EBM-Papst Industries will invest nearly 10 million euros ($10.7 million) at plants in Germany and Hungary to expand production and improve technology.

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Ford moving forward in carbon fiber for 'high volume' use


April 17, 2015 10:21 am ET

Ford Motor Co. has signed a deal with a carbon-fiber manufacturer to jointly explore “high-volume” automotive uses for the lightweight material.

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German auto supplier opening first US plant


April 17, 2015 11:00 am ET

Automotive supplier EuWe Eugen Wexler U.S. Plastics Inc. is investing $11.1 million to open a manufacturing facility in Anderson County, S.C., the company has announced.

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Zoltek expanding CF capacity in Europe


April 17, 2015 10:12 am ET

Leading carbon fiber group Zoltek Corp. has signed a strategic agreement with the Hungarian government to expand its operation in northern Hungary, already the largest carbon fiber plant in the world.

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