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Patrick Industries buys RV supplier Better Way Partners


February 17, 2015 5:16 pm ET

Building products producer and distributor Patrick Industries Inc. continues to ride the vigorous recreational vehicle market in the state of Indiana.

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Lund adds to aftermarket auto products portfolio with buy of Bushwacker


January 29, 2015 2:49 pm ET

Lund International Inc. has expanded its portfolio of plastic aftermarket vehicle accessories by acquiring Bushwacker Inc.

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Blachford Acoustics Group enters European market with UK acquisition


December 23, 2014 3:22 pm ET

Heavy truck interior systems supplier Blachford Acoustics Group has purchased European supplier TMAT Acoustic Technologies Ltd.

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Auto supplier to open foam molding factory in Ohio


December 10, 2014 3:36 pm ET

Sekisui Plastics USA Inc. will mold automotive safety and sound absorption products at a plant in Kenton, Ohio.

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Mexico's auto expansion sparking opportunities for plastics industry


December 10, 2014 1:05 pm ET

With a growing number of automakers opening light vehicle assembly operations in Mexico, opportunities for Tier 2 and 3 suppliers in the country are multiplying, industry insiders say.

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Faurecia's CEO says plastic will be 'major driver' in auto market


December 10, 2014 9:45 am ET

Plastic will help in lightweighting, the CEO said.

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Auto market driving growth in Mexico for press makers


December 10, 2014 12:44 pm ET

Injection molding press manufacturers enjoying a sales boom in Mexico are likely to experience another three years of growth before the market levels out, executives said at the Plastimagen trade show in Mexico City.

Mazda develops new bioplastics for vehicle exteriors


December 10, 2014 9:14 am ET

The bioplastic can be dyed and does not require painting, and will be first used for interior parts on the Mazda MX-5, to be launched in 2015.

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Thomson Plastics opens N.C. plant


November 20, 2014 3:12 pm ET

Custom injection molder Thomson Plastics Inc. has opened a new manufacturing facility in Lexington, N.C.

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Michelin will build PU Tweel in SC


November 14, 2014 10:43 am ET

Michelin North America Inc. is opening a plant in Piedmont, S.C., dedicated to the production of its “Tweel” non-pneumatic tire/wheel assembly.

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