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Huntingdon Fiberglass launching second line


April 16, 2014 2:18 pm ET

Huntingdon Fiberglass Products LLC is getting set to start up a second production line later this year and hire 15-20 new employees as it sees demand increase for its continuous filament mat business.

Mexico reports rising auto production


April 14, 2014 1:18 pm ET

MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s automotive industry assembled an unprecedented 774,731 light vehicles in the first quarter, 6.5 percent up on the 727,571 produced in the first three months of 2013, according to industry association AMIA.

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Lanxess launches new compounding plant in Brazil aimed at auto market


April 11, 2014 12:32 pm ET

Lanxess AG has officially opened its auto-oriented thermoplastics compounding plant in Porto Feliz, Brazil.

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BASF's new products for Chinaplas will focus on R&D for the region


April 10, 2014 3:14 pm ET

The plastics industry in China is growing at a faster rate than its gross domestic product, and BASF SE officials believe there is growing consumer demand for sustainable products.

China becomes the world's biggest PU product maker


April 10, 2014 1:27 pm ET

The China Polyurethane Industry Association (CPUIA) said in March that the country has become the world's biggest PU product maker.

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Plastics continue to point the way forward for auto industry


April 9, 2014 2:55 pm ET

More demonstration of the capabilities of plastics and polymer composites is needed to expand the use of those materials in automotive applications, according to a new roadmap from the American Chemistry Council's plastics division.

Rotomolder Elkamet expands in North Carolina


April 9, 2014 2:32 pm ET

Elkamet Inc., a manufacturer of plastic parts for automotive and other industries, is expanding its manufacturing operations in East Flat Rock, N.C.

Aspen announces plans for PU foam plant in Tennessee


April 9, 2014 1:41 pm ET

Polyurethane manufacturer Aspen Technologies Inc has announced plans to build a $5.1 million plant in Manchester Industrial Park.

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Nissan plans to triple buying from local suppliers in Mexico


April 8, 2014 10:52 am ET

Nissan Mexicana SA de CV, Nissan Motor Co Ltd.'s Mexican subsidiary, plans to triple its purchases from local Mexican manufacturers to $7 billion by 2016, the company said April 7.

Advanced manufacturing session set for Detroit


April 7, 2014 10:38 am ET

Advanced manufacturing is a complicated process. What better way to understand the newest innovations than experiencing them firsthand?

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