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Auto maker ratings fall amid changes
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Supplier relations have taken a hit, at least according to the most recent study by Planning Perspectives Inc. The firm just completed its 16th annual North American Automotive OEM Supplier...
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Auto maker ratings Supplier relations have taken a hit, according to the most recent study by Planning Perspectives Inc. Auto maker ratings Supplier relations have taken a hit, according to the most recent study by Planning Perspectives Inc. $Auto maker ratings Supplier relations have taken a hit, according to the most recent study by Planning Perspectives Inc.
Laperriere sees slow GDP growth for U.S. in 2016
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FAIRLAWN, Ohio—All signs point to slow gross domestic product growth in the U.S. as 2016 rolls on. At least that's the expectation of Andrew A. Laperriere, head of policy research at...
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FAIRLAWN, Ohio—All signs point to slow gross domestic product growth in the U.S. as 2016 rolls on. FAIRLAWN, Ohio—All signs point to slow gross domestic product growth in the U.S. as 2016 rolls on. $FAIRLAWN, Ohio—All signs point to slow gross domestic product growth in the U.S. as 2016 rolls on.
Wacker to boost capacity at South Korea factory
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MUNICH—Construction on an $18.1 million expansion project is expected to begin later this summer and will boost Wacker Chemie A.G.’s silicone elastomer production capacity in South...
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MUNICH—Construction on an $18.1 million expansion project is expected to begin later this summer. MUNICH—Construction on an $18.1 million expansion project is expected to begin later this summer. $MUNICH—Construction on an $18.1 million expansion project is expected to begin later this summer.
Pirelli restructures industrial tire business
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LONDON—Pirelli has merged its Europe and Middle East and Africa industrial tire businesses to form an EMEA unit based in Istanbul, the company has confirmed. To form the EMEA region,...
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LONDON—Pirelli has merged its Europe and Middle East and Africa industrial tire businesses to form an EMEA unit based in Istanbul. LONDON—Pirelli has merged its Europe and Middle East and Africa industrial tire businesses to form an EMEA unit based in Istanbul. $LONDON—Pirelli has merged its Europe and Middle East and Africa industrial tire businesses to form an EMEA unit based in Istanbul.
Wolf: Trends could create LSR growth paths
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FAIRLAWN, Ohio—Liquid silicone rubber looks to be a key material in addressing some of the world's major megatrends in the coming decades. That was the message of Hans Peter Wolf during his...
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FAIRLAWN, Ohio—Liquid silicone rubber looks to be a key material in addressing some of the world's major megatrends. FAIRLAWN, Ohio—Liquid silicone rubber looks to be a key material in addressing some of the world's major megatrends. $FAIRLAWN, Ohio—Liquid silicone rubber looks to be a key material in addressing some of the world's major megatrends.
Game is changing for vehicle cockpit component suppliers
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Mergers and acquisitions are heating up the global auto parts industry again, an echo of the consolidation craze that reshuffled the business in the 1990s. But this time, the drive is different:...
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Mergers and acquisitions are heating up the global auto parts industry again, an echo of the consolidation craze that reshuffled the business in the 1990s. Mergers and acquisitions are heating up the global auto parts industry again, an echo of the consolidation craze that reshuffled the business in the 1990s. $Mergers and acquisitions are heating up the global auto parts industry again, an echo of the consolidation craze that reshuffled the business in the 1990s.
Expansion in the Americas; Toyoda Gosei opens facilities in Brazil, Mexico
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SAO PAULO—Toyoda Gosei is growing its presence in South America and Mexico through multiple investments. The firm has established its second Brazilian subsidiary, GDBR Industria e Comercio...
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Interpump takes aim at N.A. hydraulics market
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The North American market for hydraulic hose and fittings may be crowded, but Italy's Interpump Group S.p.A. hopes there's room for at least one more competitor. The firm last year hired industry...
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The North American market for hydraulic hose and fittings may be crowded, but Italy's Interpump Group S.p.A. hopes there's room for at least one more competitor. The North American market for hydraulic hose and fittings may be crowded, but Italy's Interpump Group S.p.A. hopes there's room for at least one more competitor. $The North American market for hydraulic hose and fittings may be crowded, but Italy's Interpump Group S.p.A. hopes there's room for at least one more competitor.
Q&A GM exec lauds strides in supplier relationships
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NEW ORLEANS—Bill Kopicki knows relations can be a touchy subject between car makers and their suppliers. As the director of brakes, tires and wheels within General Motors L.L.C.'s Global...
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NEW ORLEANS—Bill Kopicki, director of brakes, tires and wheels within General Motors' Global Purchasing & Supply Chain unit, gave the keynote address at the recent annual meeting of the International Institute of Synthetic Rubber Producers in New Orleans. NEW ORLEANS—Bill Kopicki, director of brakes, tires and wheels within General Motors' Global Purchasing & Supply Chain unit, gave the keynote address at the recent annual meeting of the International Institute of Synthetic Rubber Producers in New Orleans. $NEW ORLEANS—Bill Kopicki, director of brakes, tires and wheels within General Motors' Global Purchasing & Supply Chain unit, gave the keynote address at the recent annual meeting of the International Institute of Synthetic Rubber Producers in New Orleans.
Conti eyes Hanover site for HQ
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HANOVER, Germany—Continental A.G. has identified a site just east of central Hanover as the preferred location for its future headquarters, and has opened negotiations with city officials on ...
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