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Chinese auto suppliers growing in US


July 24, 2014 4:17 pm ET

Two China-based automotive suppliers are expanding in the U.S., according to information released by the Michigan Economic Development Corp.

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Rail improvements also allow rotomolder to improve operations


July 24, 2014 3:10 pm ET

An infrastructure improvement grant from the U.S. Commerce Department is helping an Indiana plastics plant expand its product line and add jobs.

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3-D printing a giant for Comic-Con


July 24, 2014 11:17 am ET

Minneapolis-based 3-D printing specialist Stratasys Ltd. has collaborated with the Stan Winston School of Character Arts, Legacy Effects, Condé Nast Entertainment and Wired magazine to create a 14-foot tall giant creature, which will be showcased at ...

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Sealed Air moving headquarters, 1,200 jobs to Charlotte, N.C.


July 23, 2014 2:06 pm ET

Sealed Air Corp. — which is known for its Bubble Wrap brand — is moving its headquarters from Elmwood Park, N.J., to Charlotte, N.C., and in the process planning to relocate more than 1,200 jobs.

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Molder provides quality parts and quality work for disabled adults


July 23, 2014 2:40 pm ET

Coarc Manufacturing Inc. does injection molding, assembly and all of the work of traditional manufacturer, but it also serves as part of Coarc Inc. a nonprofit agency that provides work and training for about 500 disabled adults.

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Intek investing $1 million to expand capacity


July 23, 2014 1:59 pm ET

Custom profile extruder Intek Plastics Inc. has invested more than $1 million to expand its production capacity by 17 percent.

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RxFiber developing new generation of medical fibers


July 23, 2014 1:38 pm ET

Increased concern about patient safety is creating a business opportunity for biomaterial fibers maker RxFiber LLC.

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Asia to remain chemical giant but US shale will bring competition


July 23, 2014 1:00 pm ET

A new IHS Chemical report on global spending for chemical production predicts capacity additions will peak in 2014 at $120 billion and then will begin to decline.

OSHA probes alleged asthma link to Lear's Selma, Ala., plant


July 23, 2014 11:58 am ET

U.S. foam manufacturer Renosol Seating LLC is being investigated following allegations its workers are at risk of asthma from TDI exposure at its plant in Selma, Ala., the U.S. Department of Labor has confirmed.

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DSM planning North American nylon plant


July 22, 2014 11:41 am ET

Materials firm Royal DSM NV plans to build a new nylon resin plant in North America, but no decision has been made on the plant's exact location.

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