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Cascade founder believes business can be a place for real change


September 25, 2014 11:06 am ET

Companies can make a difference in a person's life, and Fred Keller, founder of Cascade Engineering Inc., believes it is important that they do.

Exo-s buys injection and blow molder in Mexico, expands footprint


September 19, 2014 2:15 pm ET

Custom molder Exo-s Inc. has bought an injection and blow molding operation in San Juan del Rio, Querétaro, Mexico.

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ZF finalizes deal to buy TRW, creating another global auto supply giant


September 15, 2014 1:09 pm ET

TRW Automotive Holdings, in a supply chain megadeal that has been in the works since mid-July, said Sept. 15 it has agreed to be acquired by German supplier ZF Friedrichshafen AG for $13.5 billion in cash.

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Evonik rumble strips aid German road safety


August 13, 2014 10:32 am ET

In Germany, Evonik Industries AG is helping to produce rumble strips made out of cold plastics to improve road safety.

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Continental Structural Plastics buying 5 Magna SMC plants


July 17, 2014 4:35 pm ET

Automotive and construction supplier Continental Structural Plastics Inc. has signed an agreement to buy five sheet molding compound facilities from the exteriors unit of Magna International Inc.

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HTI embraces growing business in natural gas conversion with 1,800-ton press


June 19, 2014 1:33 pm ET

Custom injection molder HTI Plastics has installed a new, large, precision press that will launch it into the fast-growing world of natural gas conversion in heavy trucks.

Techniplas buys auto division of Swiss molder Weidmann International


May 14, 2014 3:38 pm ET

Techniplas Group is expanding its global reach — and more than doubling its size — with the acquisition of the Swiss-based Plastics Technology Automotive and Industrial division of the Weidmann International Corp.

Form/Tec adding equipment, employees


May 13, 2014 1:59 pm ET

Polycarbonate thermoformer Form/Tec Plastics Inc. is adding 4,000 square feet of space to provide room for a new oven and an Onsrud 5-axis router.

Core Molding expands to meet Volvo contract


March 10, 2014 4:26 pm ET

Columbus, Ohio-based Core Molding Technologies Inc. is expanding its operations in Gaffney, S.C. to support new business providing parts for the heavy truck industry.

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Wal-Mart's new rig is big on carbon fiber


March 6, 2014 3:22 pm ET

Wal-Mart sees your carbon fiber sports cars and raises you 14 wheels.

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