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Export sales for PVC expected to grow, PET struggles with oversupply


April 15, 2014 2:46 pm ET

PVC is looking up, PET is looking for answers. That's a brief summary of global market conditions described by analysts Henry Warren and Chase Willett at the IHS World Petrochemical Conference, held March 26-27 in Houston.

Mexico reports rising auto production


April 14, 2014 1:18 pm ET

MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s automotive industry assembled an unprecedented 774,731 light vehicles in the first quarter, 6.5 percent up on the 727,571 produced in the first three months of 2013, according to industry association AMIA.

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Auto industry continuing to drive machinery sales in Mexico


April 9, 2014 3:12 pm ET

KraussMaffei and Engel officials say they are seeing increased sales in Mexico, driven by the booming auto industry.

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De Caso elected president of Mexico trade group Anipac


April 8, 2014 5:36 pm ET

MEXICO CITY — Francisco de Caso Peláez, a partner in Mexican flexible packaging company Minigrip de México SA de CV, is the new president of national plastics industry association Anipac.

Grupo Industrial Ortiz adding to its status as a regional processing giant


April 8, 2014 3:32 pm ET

Grupo Industrial Ortiz, one of Mexico's biggest plastics processors, claims new equipment purchased from the Starlinger Group in Austria makes it the largest producer of polypropylene raffia woven sacks in the Americas and the second largest in the world.

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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.

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Plastics leaders predict growth and investment in Mexico


April 4, 2014 12:56 pm ET

MEXICO CITY — Mexico's plastics industry is likely to invest US$500 million in new equipment and raw materials this year, triggering a 6 percent growth in the sector, according to one of the two candidates seeking election as president of...

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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.

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.

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