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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 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.

RV supplier buys thermoforming assets


February 28, 2014 2:40 pm ET

Chasing growth in the recreational vehicle industry, Drew Industries Inc. plans to boost its stake in thermoformed RV components through an acquisition.

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BMW's i3 car leads pack in SPE awards


November 15, 2013 11:42 am ET

NEUSS, GERMANY — Weeks ahead of the official Nov. 16 launch in the show rooms, BMW AG's i3 car — with a 35,000 euro ($47,000) price tag — has already picked up three awards at the Society of Plastics Engineers' Central Europe...

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