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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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Continental's blow molding acquisitions will help with future small engines


April 4, 2014 12:54 pm ET

One of the world’s biggest auto suppliers is shoring up its position in the blow molding industry. Continental AG’s ContiTech division has announced it is buying Inotec Innovative Technologie GmbH and Präzisionstechnik Geithain GmbH,...

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Chrysler extends training center to Mexico


April 4, 2014 12:43 pm ET

Chrysler Group has extended its World Class Manufacturing system to Mexico, three years after launching it in Warren, Mich.

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Wittmann Battenfeld forms unit to deal with maquiladora customers


April 4, 2014 12:47 pm ET

GUADALAJARA, MEXICO — Wittmann Battenfeld Inc, of Torrington, Conn, has formed a company exclusively to handle business with Mexico’s flourishing maquiladora industry.

3-D printing firms expanding through acquisitions, new sites


April 3, 2014 10:40 am ET

The U.S. 3-D printing manufacturing sector is evolving rapidly as evidence by three separate announcements made on April 2.

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U.S. makes a loan push to auto suppliers with efficient parts


April 3, 2014 9:51 am ET

The U.S. Department of Energy wants auto suppliers to know that it still has $16 billion in low-interest financing available to support efficient-vehicle programs, and it wants them to step forward for a share of those funds.

International mold makers drill down for more work in Mexico


April 2, 2014 1:26 pm ET

International mold makers are stepping up their interest and activities in Mexico, largely encouraged by the rapid growth of the country's automotive industry.

French auto supplier Actuaplast expanding in U.S., China


April 2, 2014 9:58 am ET

French injection molder Actuaplast has launched a new production facility in Dongguan, China, and is planning to set up a new plant in the Detroit area in the U.S., according to Ronan Pérennou, the company's chief executive.

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