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Skills gap imperils small-town manufacturing


December 8, 2014 2:35 pm ET

As labor needs transition from low-cost, low-skilled workers to an educated, highly skilled labor force, auto companies are struggling to persuade this new type of employee to live and work in towns devoid of big-city amenities.Sarepta is...

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South Carolina custom molder Precision Southeast expands


December 5, 2014 1:54 pm ET

UPDATED — Custom injection molder Precision Southeast Inc. will establish operations in a new 50,000-square-foot facility in Marion, S.C., mere hundreds of yards from the company's existing location in the city.

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Tec Air details expansion, move to Indiana


December 5, 2014 2:21 pm ET

After a construction delay, Tec Air Inc., which molds air movement components such as fan blades and blower wheels, is making its move from a Chicago suburb to northwestern Indiana.

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Mecaplast building second molding plant in Mexico, making engine parts


December 5, 2014 2:04 pm ET

Tier 1 auto industry supplier Mecaplast Group says it will build its second injection molding facility in Mexico in the city of Silao, central Mexico.

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Companies scramble in wake of ongoing PEI resin shortage


December 4, 2014 4:50 pm ET

Shortages of high-performance resin polyetherimide could drag on for several months, according to Sabic Innovative Plastics, the only producer of the base resin.

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Fischer-Tech partnering with Interlink for new HMI applications


December 4, 2014 12:17 pm ET

Asian molder Fischer-Tech partners with US touch screen maker Interlink

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Ontario's L-D Tool & Die poised for growth in medical components


December 3, 2014 2:36 pm ET

A custom molder near Canada's national capital of Ottawa is poised to expand its business in medical components.

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ResTech Plastic Molding buys True Precision Plastics


December 3, 2014 1:53 pm ET

ResTech Plastic Molding LLC is expanding its reach to Pennsylvania, with the acquisition of True Precision Plastics LLC.

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Slow growth continues even as post-recession boom fades


December 3, 2014 12:52 pm ET

The U.S. injection molding press market is growing steadily, but more slowly than during the immediate post-recession boom, according to industry executives.

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Flambeau project takes care of business, community


December 2, 2014 1:12 pm ET

An uptick in business for Baraboo, Wis.-based Flambeau Inc. has come with some assembly issues and deadline pressures for the manufacturer of plastic products ranging from custom cases to fuel tanks to lawn mower chutes.

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