Mecaplast planning second Mexico injection molding facility

June 16, 2014 2:39 pm ET

Tier 1 auto industry supplier Mecaplast Group says it will open its second injection molding facility in Mexico within 18 months.

Poll: Auto suppliers expect raw material prices to rise

June 16, 2014 10:43 am ET

Prices of raw materials, after several years of stability, may be due for moderate increases.


Aalbers improving work flow in Ontario, adding production in Mexico

June 12, 2014 4:11 pm ET

Injection mold toolmaker Aalbers Tool & Mold Inc. is expanding to Mexico with a new plant to set open in September in Querétaro.

Pemex opens lab focused on plastics technology and research

June 12, 2014 2:41 pm ET

Mexico's Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) has opened its first petrochemicals technical assistance laboratory which it says will enable it to adopt new transformation processes and develop innovative applications for the petrochemicals industry.


Toyoda Gosei invests $7.9 million in North American HQ

June 10, 2014 10:25 am ET

Toyoda Gosei North America Corp., a subsidiary of Japan's Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd., has been awarded a $250,000 Michigan Business Development Program performance-based grant for expansion of its North American headquarters at in Troy, Mich.

Study: Auto sector to fuel TPO growth

June 9, 2014 9:31 am ET

The global market for thermoplastic polyolefins could reach $3.43 billion by 2020, according to a research firm.

Arrow shifting production from N.C. to Mexico, Czech Republic

June 3, 2014 3:25 pm ET

As part of a restructuring at parent medical device maker Teleflex Inc., Arrow International will move more than 600 jobs from North Carolina and California to Mexico and the Czech Republic during the next three years.


Motus Integrated Technologies formed to run former JCI headliners business

June 3, 2014 1:14 pm ET

Motus Integrated Technologies, backed by private equity firm Atlas Holdings LLC, will have its North American headquarters in Holland, Mich.


Styron exiting North American commodity polycarbonate market

May 30, 2014 11:49 am ET

Styron LLC no longer will sell commodity grades of polycarbonate resin in North America.


KraussMaffei open house reflects growth

May 28, 2014 4:40 pm ET

Attendance was up by about 50 percent compared with last year at KraussMaffei Corp.'s recent open house in Florence, where the company shows off its machinery.

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