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Solvay, 3A partnership to expand specialty foam production


March 10, 2015 2:12 pm ET

Materials firm Solvay SA is working with composites maker 3A Composites to produce specialty foam materials for advanced transportation uses.

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Auto supplier Motus adds more production as it buys Leon Interiors


March 5, 2015 10:52 am ET

Motus Integrated Technologies, a Tier 1 automotive interiors supplier, is getting bigger, adding the assets of Tier 2 supplier Leon Interiors Inc.

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Wright Plastic Products buys Tennessee auto supplier Hope Industries


March 4, 2015 3:51 pm ET

Michigan custom injection molder Wright Plastic Products Co. LLC has acquired Tennessee-based automotive supplier Hope Industries Inc., the companies announced.

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Best Places To Work: No. 9, Team 1 Plastics Inc.


March 4, 2015 12:11 pm ET

One long-standing, often-cited problem in the plastics industry is the shortage of skilled workers. Automotive injection molder Team 1 Plastics Inc. is meeting that challenge by training and promoting from within, giving employees the opportunity to ...

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Toyota says Mirai fuel cell sedan represents a 'new start' for the carmaker


March 2, 2015 11:55 am ET

Toyota Motor Corp.'s most advanced vehicle, a car that runs on hydrogen and emits only water, has had an ironically low-tech birth and has an equally ironic birthday.

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Plastic Omnium makes China investment push


February 26, 2015 4:35 pm ET

Three of the six new plants that automotive molder Plastic Omnium SA plans this year will be in China, part of a broader push it’s making in Asia, where it will locate 12 of the 20 new facilities in its near-term investment plans.

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Jagemann expands to meet rising demand from auto industry


February 18, 2015 2:50 pm ET

Jagemann Precision Plastics is expanding its Murfreesboro, Tenn., plant to meet rising demand for insert-molded parts.

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TransNav, Rompa Group form JV covering Europe, North America


February 17, 2015 5:28 pm ET

TransNav Inc, of New Baltimore, Mich., and the Tilburg, Netherlands-based Rompa Group have established an injection molding and thermoforming joint venture covering Europe and the Americas.

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Plastics firms honored for work in product development, manufacturing


February 17, 2015 4:09 pm ET

Sealpac USA LLC, Dow Chemical Co.'s automotive systems group, Piper Plastics Inc. and Igus Inc. were honored for their efforts in the development new products by the UBM Canon trade magazine Design News and its 2015 Golden Mousetrap awards.

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Hyundai's concept truck would use plastics to compete


February 16, 2015 6:00 am ET

Unveiled in January at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, the Hyundai's Santa Cruz concept was designed as a truck for city dwellers, fitting a separated, composite-surfaced cargo bed and seating for five within dimensions...

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