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Tasus joins automotive suppliers' shift to Dixie


November 8, 2013 2:33 pm ET

Tasus Corp. knew that its newest plant in the U.S. would go in the Southeast. The auto supplier is part of a rapidly expanding trend for the U.S. auto market. Southern states have become the focus of future growth, both bringing in new plants and...

Ineos/union pact saves plant in Scotland


October 25, 2013 1:50 pm ET

ROLLE, SWITZERLAND — The Unite union and Ineos Group AG management have signed an agreement that will save the Grangemouth, Scotland, petrochemicals plant. The deal includes a three-year no-strike clause.

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MRC, Spectrum help each other succeed


October 10, 2013 11:48 am ET

CHICAGO — The folks at MRC Polymers Inc. need the folks at Spectrum Vocational Training Agency. And the folks at Spectrum need the folks at MRC. And at the end of the workday, hard-to-recycle plastics get diverted from landfills.

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Toolmakers need skilled workforce


October 4, 2013 2:51 pm ET

The North American tooling sector is looking both strong and lean these days. That's good news. Mold makers were rocked during the Great Recession, especially those that relied on the automotive industry. And that's a huge market for North American...

Inergy Automotive to lay off workers at former Visteon plant


September 27, 2013 2:55 pm ET

Inergy Automotive Systems LLC will lay off 104 UAW Local 600 employees at its Milan and New Boston, Mich., plants by the end of November, the company said in a statement issued to Crain's Detroit Business.

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Nonprofits help blind excel in production


September 23, 2013 4:11 pm ET

Blake Lindsay was only 9 months old when he lost his sight completely. But despite all the challenges he's faced as a result of his condition, he has never let his blindness define him.

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Cultivate skilled, educated labor by opening doors on Manufacturing Day


September 20, 2013 2:41 pm ET

The entire U.S. manufacturing industry is coming together on one day, Oct. 4, to open factory doors in an effort to dispel myths about careers in this field, to address the skilled-labor shortage and to raise a collective voice for manufacturing in...

PlasticsEurope champions Europe's young jobless


September 11, 2013 1:49 pm ET

PlasticsEurope has come out in support of a European Parliament commitment to help cut youth unemployment.

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Carmakers ready to hire again, but laid-off workers have moved on


August 19, 2013 2:12 pm ET

TRAVERSE CITY, MICH. — Automakers are looking to add jobs. Lots of jobs. With unemployment nationally topping 8 percent, it seems like it would be easy to fill those positions. But Ford's Jim Tetreault, vice president North America...

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