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Ebola scare, ACA could drive health care growth


October 30, 2014 2:45 pm ET

Bill Wood's new forecast for medical supplies and equipment calls for an increase of 6.6 percent in the total output of these products in 2014, and this will be followed by a gain of 7.5 percent in 2015. This forecast is based on a combination of...

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Magna opens new exterior facility, plans for lighting investment


October 30, 2014 1:36 pm ET

Canadian automotive supplier Magna International Inc. on Oct. 28 opened a new injection molding and robotic paint line facility in Delta Township, Mich., the company has announced.

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PP prices rise, solid PS, PET drop


October 30, 2014 1:15 pm ET

North American polypropylene resin prices surged again in October, while regional prices for solid polystyrene and PET bottle resin continued their slides.

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Italian compounder opening first US plant


October 30, 2014 9:45 am ET

The song of the South has led Italian compounder So.F.Ter Group to open its first plant in the United States in Lebanon, Tenn.

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Five-axis flexibility paying off for Sepro and its customers


October 29, 2014 1:47 pm ET

French robot maker Sepro Robotique expects to generate 78 million euros ($99 million) in 2014 sales — 17 percent more than 2013 — as Sepro's five-axis robots win new customers, executives said at Fakuma.

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Schütz investing $20 million for bulk container production in Missouri


October 29, 2014 11:18 am ET

German packaging company Schütz GmbH & Co. KGaA is expanding its presence in the United States through a $20 million project in Missouri slated to eventually employ 50.

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DSM picks Augusta, Ga., for nylon plant


October 29, 2014 11:49 am ET

Materials firm Royal DSM NV has chosen Augusta, Ga., as the site of its new North American nylon resin plant.

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Detroit Manufacturing Systems to hire 200 for F-150 production


October 29, 2014 10:40 am ET

Interior trim supplier Detroit Manufacturing Systems LLC plans to hire 200 assembly workers by January to support production growth of Ford Motor Co.'s F-150 truck.

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Unplanned disruption in Texas hits Huntsman's quarterly earnings


October 29, 2014 9:30 am ET

Huntsman Corp. saw its earnings drop in the third quarter of 2014, due in part to an unplanned disruption at its Port Neches, Texas, plant.

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Trex sets quarterly sales record with more business on tap


October 28, 2014 1:09 pm ET

Composite deck maker Trex Co. Inc. set sales and earnings records for the third quarter of 2014 and is on track to see revenue reach $388 million for the year, which would be the highest ever for the firm.

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