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Vietnam economy shows signs of bouncing back from slowdown


April 10, 2014 2:38 pm ET

Some signs of recovery in Vietnam were visible on a recent trip to the Plastics and Rubber Vietnam 2014 trade show, where multinational companies are boosting investments, and Vietnam's plastic product exports are rising more than 10 percent a year.

Lubrizol breaks ground for CPVC plant in India


April 7, 2014 10:51 am ET

Wickliffe, Ohio-based Lubrizol Corp. said it has broken ground on a TempRite chlorinated polyvinyl chloride compounding plant in Dahej, India.

Polyplastics building 2 new plants in India


March 31, 2014 1:14 pm ET

NEW DELHI — Decorative plastic component maker Polyplastics Industries (I) Pvt. Ltd. is building two more plants in India to supply parts to supply the front grille to new products for the Indian market.

Varroc seeing new lighting business for scooters, motorcycles


March 31, 2014 1:18 pm ET

Headlight maker Varroc Group is looking to get further into lighting for scooters and motorcycles following its acquisition of an 80 percent stake in Italy's Triom SpA.

Germany's Kayser Automotive expands to India, considers new production


March 31, 2014 1:05 pm ET

Einbeck, Germany-based Kayser Automotive Systems GmbH opened its first design and sales office in India in December, and recently received clearance to open production in the country soon.

India's Neolite forms alliance with Hella


March 31, 2014 12:07 pm ET

Indian auto lighting firm Neolite ZKW believes it has finally found a long-term partner through a strategic alliance with Europe's Hella KGaA Hueck & Co.

Lear opens Asia headquarters in Shanghai


March 27, 2014 9:08 am ET

Lear Corp. opened its new Asian headquarters and regional technical center March 12 to support its fast-growing business in the region.

Cooper Standard takes on global expansion


March 27, 2014 8:40 am ET

Cooper Standard Automotive Inc. is opening 2014 with growing expectations, on the heels of a successful 2013 that saw its sales increase by $200 million to $3.1 billion.

Chinese PVC maker posts loss, former leader faces criminal charges


March 25, 2014 9:36 am ET

China's Sichuan Jinlu Group Co. Ltd. reported annual net loss of 174 million yuan ($30 million) in 2013, citing natural disasters and the fall of its former chairman as “worsening factors.”

Visteon selling its Korean interiors JV


March 20, 2014 12:36 pm ET

As part of its strategy to exit automotive interiors, Visteon Corp. plans to sell its 50 percent stake in its Duckyang Industry Co. Ltd. joint venture in South Korea.

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