Eaton Corp. creates a new group for its industrial hose business, resulting in the closure of one factory, expansion of another and restructuring of its sales staff and brands.
NewAge Industries Inc.'s AdvantaPure division triples its clean room space at a factory in Southampton, Pa.
Michelin plans to invest $172 million during the next two years to build a passenger tire plant in Itatiaia, Brazil.
Specialty adhesives manufacturer Royal Adhesives and Sealants Inc. moves manufacturing and a warehouse to South Bend, Ind., from Belleville, N.J.
Flotation Technologies Inc. completes a phase of an expansion project and begins another one.
Goodyear delays work on a new headquarters building in Akron, although promising to do the project at an undetermined time.
Specialty Silicone Fabricators Inc. adds two automated injection molding machines to expand capacity at its Paso Robles, Calif., factory, then breaks ground at the site for a 100,000-sq.-ft. factory to make silicone medical goods.
Molded Dimensions Inc. plans to expand in the U.S. and abroad, including a joint venture in India with MRP Autorub Pvt. Ltd.
Medical component maker MedPlast Inc. completes expansions at several sites, including its Westfield, Pa., and Tempe, Ariz., plants.
Gasket material distributor and sponge converter RCS Rubber Products Inc. opens a facility in Columbus, Ohio.
Lauren International Inc. subsidiary Edgetech I.G. upgrades plants in the U.S. and United Kingdom.
Silicone molder Limtech Inc. expands and adds equipment to its Sturtevant, Wis., factory.
Honeywell International Inc. plans to open a factory in Bolingbrook, Ill., consolidating operations from plants in Chicago and Skokie, Ill.
AirBoss of America Corp. makes plans to open a rubber product manufacturing plant in Vermont in early 2010.
Sil-Pro L.L.C. expands its extrusion capabilities via equipment additions to its Delano, Minn., factory.
Fenner Dunlop Americas moves its corporate offices to Pittsburgh from Scott- dale, Ga.
Flexaust Co. Inc. opens a facility in Amesbury, Mass., to be used for production, warehousing, and research and development.
Thermoplastic polyurethane film and sheet producer Argotec Inc. opens a headquarters and factory in Greenfield, Mass.
Medical-device contract manufacturer Vesta Inc. decides to close a plant in Portage, Wis., and double the size of a factory in Franklin, Wis.
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. announces it will boost output at its Texarkana, Ark., tire plant by moving to a 24/7 schedule starting Jan. 1.
Roppe Corp. launches an expansion and renovation project at its Fostoria, Ohio, rubber wall base flooring plant.
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