Tekmart adding presses at Mexico plant

November 27, 2013 2:28 pm ET

Contract manufacturer Tekmart Integrated Manufacturing Services will add four new injection molding presses to the 32 it acquired in March when its parent firm bought a plant that used to make TV sets.


KI Industries expands molding operations in Mexico

October 31, 2013 5:24 pm ET

Berkeley, Ill.-based KI Industries Inc. is boosting its presence in Queretaro, Mexico, with the opening of a new 45,000 square foot facility for injection molding and painting parts for the automotive and appliance industries.

Tarheel Plastics files for liquidation

October 30, 2013 3:01 pm ET

Custom injection molder Tarheel Plastics LLC has taken the first step to liquidate its assets.

French buyer backs out, Tarheel Plastics shuts down

October 7, 2013 5:37 pm ET

A custom injection molder in North Carolina has closed after a French firm decided not to buy it. Tarheel Plastics LLC in Lexington closed Oct. 3, employees told a government agency.

Former employees suing Fortis, Monomoy

September 27, 2013 3:12 pm ET

SOUTH BEND, IND. — Former workers at injection molder Fortis Plastics LLC are suing the company and its private equity owner, claiming the companies did not comply with a federal law that requires 60 days’ notice before a mass layoff or plant closing.

Assets of 3 molding plants to be sold

September 20, 2013 2:44 pm ET

The assets of two injection molding plants formerly operated by Plastic Systems LLC, and the assets of one Bourbon Plastics Inc. plant, will be sold off in online auctions later this month.

Albis opens compounding plant in China

August 27, 2013 3:41 pm ET

Hamburg, Germany-based compounder Albis Plastic GmbH has opened its first plant in China, in Changshu, with a capacity of 10,000 metric tons annually.

German injection molder Wirthwein to invest in Polish plant

August 15, 2013 1:06 pm ET

German plastic components manufacturer Wirthwein AG plans to invest about 11 million zloty ($3.4 million) to expand its plant in Lodz, Poland. The company aims to take on at least 20 new employees at the factory by the end of March 2015, reported local news agency PAP.

Former Whirlpool engineers open design firm in Evansville

July 24, 2013 5:11 pm ET

When Whirpool Corp. closed its big refrigerator factory in Evansville, Ind., three years ago, a group of engineers stuck around town — and now they have formed Envolve Engineering LLC.

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