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Schütz investing $20 million for bulk container production in Missouri


October 29, 2014 11:18 am ET

German packaging company Schütz GmbH & Co. KGaA is expanding its presence in the United States through a $20 million project in Missouri slated to eventually employ 50.

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Megadyne buying Belt Corp. of America


August 26, 2014 10:35 am ET

In a move aimed at building its specialty belting manufacturing and fabrication operations, Jason Industrial Inc. — Megadyne SpA's wholly owned U.S. manufacturing, sales and distribution arm — will purchase Belt Corp. of America from...

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Polyfab adding more room for automation and molding


July 17, 2014 12:02 pm ET

Polyfab Corp. is expanding its automation and injection molding capacity.

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Two German extrusion firms expand North American production


May 5, 2014 10:46 am ET

Indiana quietly has become the go-to state for numerous foreign manufacturers, including a sizable number in or with ties to the plastics and rubber industries.

Investment firm buys stake in industrial blow molder


March 3, 2014 4:22 pm ET

The Plastics Group Inc., a blow molder based in Willowbrook, Ill., is working with a new investor — private investment firm Watermill Group — and is looking to expand its design and engineering capabilities.

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Fischer grows with the Mexican auto market


February 25, 2014 12:56 pm ET

Formed in 1998 as a joint venture, Fischer SA de CV is now a wholly-owned Mexican company. It entered the auto market in 2006 and automotive now accounts for 29 percent of its annual sales.

Delfingen acquires Chinese wiring business


January 10, 2014 3:28 pm ET

Auto supplier Delfingen Industry SA has acquired the wiring protection business of China's, Tianhai Hengbang Hebi Rubber and Plastics.

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Technical part producers show their prowess


January 8, 2014 1:51 pm ET

Germany's TecPart association honored ten different parts during the 2013 K Fair in Düsseldorf, used in everything from consumer products to high-end cars like the Mercedes-Benz SLK.

Rubbermaid moving Commercial Products HQ to North Carolina


December 12, 2013 5:20 pm ET

Newell Rubbermaid Inc. is shifting the headquarters for its Rubbermaid Commercial Products group to Huntersville, N.C., to give its product development experts more opportunities and allow for more interaction between businesses.

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