SCOTTSBURG, IND. - Automotive supplier Freudenberg-NOK has added 10,000 square feet of manufacturing space to its Plastics Division facility in Scottsburg, to house polyurethane seal production transferred from its division headquarters in Manchester, N.H. The Scottsburg facility already makes PU products, microcellu-lar foam products and suspen-sion parts for automotive appli-cations. The new PU seal pro-duction will create 30 jobs and add $9 million in sales for the plant, the company said.
Freudenberg-NOK, based in Plymouth, Mich., reported 1994 sales of about $500 million.
Briefly. . .
Extruder Hancor Inc. of Findlay, Ohio, has acquired Rowland Inc., the Kensington, Conn., marketer of Rowmark-brand plastic engraving materials for the sign industry. Before the acquisition, Hancor and Rowland were joint venture partners. Hancor's sheet division made the plastic engraving stock, and Rowland marketed it internationally. Rowland has been renamed Rowmark.
Custom injection molder Concurrent Plastics has moved. It now is located in a 10,000-square-foot facility at 2101 108th Lane N.E., Blaine, Minn. 55449; tel. (612) 780-2899, fax (612) 780-3236. The company also offers secondary assembly, subassembly and sonic welding services.
Automotive parts supplier Autostyle Plastics of Grand Rapids, Mich., expanded its production capability with a new HPM Corp. injection molding machine to make glove box bins for the Pontiac Trans Am and Chevy Camaro. The unit was installed at the Kendrick, Mich., facility. The firm expects an HPM H1000-160 WP unit to be installed for its 1996 contract to supply side cladding for the Pontiac Transport van. HPM is based in Mount Gilead, Ohio.
Nascote Industries of Nashville, Ill., has received General Motors Corp.'s 1994 Fascia Supplier of the Year QSP Award. Nascote, a division of Conix Corp. of Dearborn, Mich., produces molded bumper systems.