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Automotive Picks Up Speed

Automotive Picks Up Speed

By Mark Kleszczewski

After facing the biggest recession in decades, a global debt crisis and multiple natural…

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Getting Better All the Time

Steady growth in the automotive industry has helped shape the economic picture of communities that have rolled out the red carpet for these lucrative manufacturing businesses.

The automotive industry has come roaring back after years of stagnant growth, with great opportunities for expansion as it works to address many challenges…

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The Drive to Bring in More OEMs Picks Up Speed

OEMs are still coming back from the economic decline, but they are positioned to hit the gas as car sales tick up and consumers demand new features.

Though the ride has been a bit bumpy, the automobile industry is alive and well.

Some manufacturers had to shutter plants or retool…

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Auto Industry Riding High

The automotive industry will do well as long as companies continue to reinvent themselves.
By Mark Kleszczewski

Photo Courtesy of Volkswagen of America, Inc.

Although growth in new vehicle sales is expected to taper off in one to two years, the current boom in the American auto industry is expected…

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Auto Suppliers: Under Pressure

Cover photo: City of Brampton (Ontario) Economic Development Office

By Rachel Duran

Selecting the ideal location has never been more important.

Site selection for automotive suppliers is all about achieving balance. Automotive OEMS continue to lean on and encourage their suppliers to exclusively serve one OEM from a facility; however…

03 Aug 2:18 PM 0 Read More...

U.S. Farathane to Open Facility in Riverside, Missouri

 

Photo: Machinery being installed at U.S. Farathane’s facility at the Riverside Horizons Business Park.

Leading plastic manufacturer U.S. Farathane will open its first Missouri production facility in Riverside. The $51.6 million expansion is expected to create 267 jobs over the course of three years.

Based…

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