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  • Rogers to acquire Griswold

    CHANDLER, Ariz.—Rogers, a manufacturer of engineered material solutions, will acquire Griswold, a manufacturer of custom-engineered cellular elastomer and high-performance polyurethane.

  • GW Plastics invests in work cell capabilities

    ROYALTON, Vt.—Building upon its longtime strategy of improving speed-to-market times, GW Plastics expanded and upgraded its Process Development and Training Center in Royalton to develop and debug entire manufacturing cells.

  • Trade groups warn of tariffs impact on auto industry

    WASHINGTON—As America's international trading partners prepared to retaliate against the Trump administration's steep tariffs on imported goods and materials, international trade associations warned the administration that tariffs on autos...

  • June auto sales improve by 5.2 percent

    DETROIT—U.S. light-vehicle deliveries, boosted by healthy incentives, America's surging appetite for light trucks and an extra weekend of sales, rose 5.2 percent in June as the auto industry closed out the first half of 2018 on a high.

  • Cooper Standard sees great potential for Lauren

    NOVI, Mich.—Cooper Standard has entered an agreement to acquire Lauren Manufacturing and Lauren Plastics for an undisclosed amount, furthering its ambition to diversify its automotive-focused portfolio.

  • U.S. auto sales outlook: What goes up...

    Rising interest rates, higher gasoline prices and the threat of a tariff-fueled trade war haven't slowed U.S. auto sales in 2018. But headwinds are increasing, and many industry experts say they believe current sales levels aren't sustainable for ...