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 •  November 17, 2017

Gerrman auto parts supplier BOCAR will invest $155 million into a new plant that is expected to create 300 jobs in the United States. The automotive supplier will build a new plant in Huntsville, Alabama starting in the spring of 2018. The company says that it expects to begin production two years after construction begins. "The plant will be built...

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 •  July 13, 2017

SHERIDAN, MI -- Wright Plastic Products, a company that makes molded plastic parts for cars, plans to create 40 new jobs and invest $5.8 million in new equipment at its plants in Montcalm and St. Clair counties. "We have been growing very rapidly since we made a couple of really good decisions during the recession," said company president Bob Luce,...

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 •  April 26, 2017

GREENVILLE, MI - Milacron LLC will move up to 70 jobs to its Greenville plant after closing a sister plant in Youngwood, Penn. this summer. Milacron, a division of DME Company LLC that makes plastic injection molding equipment, plans to invest about $5 million to expand its facility at 1117 Fairplains Street. The company currently employs 53 at the...

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 •  March 6, 2017

Ford Motor Co. is experimenting with the Stratasys Infinite Build 3D printer to see how the technology could play a role in the future production of its cars. The Dearborn-based automaker reports in a news release that the new 3D printer system will call its Research and Innovation Center in Metro Detroit home. One the reasons Ford is ramping up...

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 •  December 21, 2016

Custom Profile, Inc. announced it will be moving the production from a Wisconsin company it recently acquired to its operations at 2535 Waldorf Court NW in Walker. WALKER, MI -- Custom Profile, Inc. announced it will be moving the production from a Wisconsin company it recently acquired to its operations at 2535 Waldorf Court NW. The company is...

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 •  August 15, 2016

Davalor Mold Corporation's headquarters at 46480 Continental Dr in Chesterfield Township. (Courtesy photo) GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- A Grand Rapids-based private equity firm has bought up a Metro Detroit auto supply maker. Blackford Capital says it acquired Davalor Mold Corporation, a Detroit area manufacturer of injection molded plastic products...

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 •  September 5, 2015

"It looks like it's morphing or changing shape," said Joshua Craymer of Patternspace, a 3-D printing company. The plastic material – acrylonitrile butadiene styrene, or ABS – sounds pretty fancy. "It's the same stuff Legos are made of," explained Peter ...