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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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Spain's Grupo Antolin to buy Magna's interiors business


April 16, 2015 12:33 pm ET

Spain's Grupo Antolin has reached an agreement to purchase Canadian auto supply giant Magna International Inc.'s interiors unit in a deal valued at about $525 million, Magna said today in a statement.

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Hanwha Azdel adds capacity in Lynchburg


April 16, 2015 2:01 pm ET

Composite maker Hanwha Azdel Inc. will add space and a new production line at its Lynchburg, Va., production facility, the company announced April 16.

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Faurecia expanding in Poland


April 16, 2015 10:49 am ET

French auto supplier Faurecia SA has unveiled plans to expand the output capacity of its factory in Gorzów Wielkopolski, in western Poland, investing 56.1 million Polish zloty ($14.9 million) at the plant.

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Toyota investing $1 billion in Mexico


April 15, 2015 11:27 am ET

Toyota Motor Engineering and Manufacturing North America Inc. said April 15 it will build a $1 billion manufacturing facility in central Mexico to produce the Corolla compact sedan.

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Economic déjà vu: strong spring growth expected after a rough winter


April 15, 2015 2:03 pm ET

The long, harsh winter is finally over, and the first quarter of the calendar is history. So now is an appropriate time to review the emerging trends in the economic indicators, compare these trends with our forecasts, and make any necessary...

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Project aims to place recycled plastics front and center in cars


April 15, 2015 10:21 am ET

Premium car maker Jaguar Land Rover is preparing to enter new territory and use recycled plastics in the passenger cabin to make interior trim with a Class A surface.

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Inteva expands global presence with new plants, relocation


April 14, 2015 4:15 pm ET

Global automotive supplier Inteva Products LLC has opened two new facilities globally and relocated a third.

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Yanfeng, JCI JV set to become world's biggest auto interior supplier


April 14, 2015 2:36 pm ET

Johnson Controls Inc. announced Tuesday the finalization of an agreement to form a joint venture with Chinese auto supplier Yanfeng Automotive Trims Systems Co. Ltd.

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BASF bullish on North American auto market


April 13, 2015 11:44 am ET

The North American performance materials unit of BASF SE expects its 2015 growth to come from the automotive, consumer and industrial markets.

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