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Automotive suppliers may face critical challenges

Monday, August 19th, 2013 | Permalink

All Sites Last week, in Traverse City, MI, the annual Center for Automotive Research’s Management Briefing Seminars were held, and the topics covered the good, the bad and the ugly. According to IHS SupplierBusiness the primary discussions covered the “restraining effect of supplier bottlenecks on the surge in new-vehicle sales in the United States; the industry’s struggle to launch vehicles on time and without quality snags; the coming shrinkage of the Detroit 3 supply base; and General Motors’ new rules for suppliers.”     read more

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Automotive OEMs tell suppliers to be prepared to play, or go home

Friday, July 12th, 2013 | Permalink

All Sites The automotive industry in North America has rebounded significantly with new models hitting showroom floors and sales ticking upward. However, the general concern for the OEMs is whether or not their suppliers can keep up. According to an editorial in IHS SupplierBusiness, new car sales are on pace to exceed 15 million in the U.S. this year, and North American production is expected to exceed 16 million in 2013 and 17 million in 2015, as reported by IHS Automotive.     read more

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Velcro looks to “hook” the flexible packaging industry with its PRESS-LOK closure technology

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013 | Permalink

Whether it’s to fasten laces, a zipper or even to help astronauts keep their dinner plates from floating in zero gravity space, Velcro’s hook-and-loop fasteners seem to transcend all sorts of industries and products. So why not try to make a mark in the flexible packaging industry? After all, the flexible packaging industry is the second largest packaging segment in the U.S., with about $25.4 billion in U.S. sales in 2011, according to the Flexible Packaging Association. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  plastics packaging flexible velcro closure read more

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Jomar’s Bill Petrino passes away at 65

Thursday, April 25th, 2013 | Permalink

Bill Petrino, president of blowmolding machinery supplier Jomar Corp., passed away on April 20 while awaiting a bone marrow donor match. Petrino took over as president of Jomar in 1983 and over the next 30 years, helped grow the manufacturer of injection blowmolding machinery (IBM) into a global supplier, adding an office in the U.K. and sales representatives in more than 40 countries to support the more than 1000 Jomar machines installed around the world. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – April 2013 Keywords:  Bill Petrino Jomar Corp. blowmolding injection blowmolding IBM read more

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First-time transplant business pushes Absolute Haitian to best year ever

Friday, April 12th, 2013 | Permalink

Absolute Haitian enjoyed its best year ever in 2012, almost doubling total sales bookings over 2011, with much of the growth coming from a resurgent automotive market, particularly some first-time sales into transplant automotive OEM suppliers. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – April 2013 Keywords:  Absolute Haitian Glenn Frohring transplant OEM read more

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