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  • M&A activity to remain strong in 2019

    MILWAUKEE—Merger and acquisition activity remained strong in the rubber and plastics chemicals market in 2018, and that momentum probably will carry into the new year, said Ben Scharff, managing director at Grace Matthews.

  • GM caught offguard by backlash

    General Motors announced in November that it's going to idle some plants that are building vehicles that customers simply aren't buying. This kind of thing has been going on for decades, where car companies adjust production based on volumes.

  • Cimcorp making headway with 'Dream Factory'

    GRIMSBY, Ontario—Cimcorp Group has made great strides in the last two years in what it dubs its "Dream Factory" concept, which is a fully automated handling solution for tire manufacturing and distribution. "We are able to automate from...