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The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders’ (SMMT) latest Sustainability Report has reported new records for the sector, with turnover hitting an all-time high of £69.5bn in 2014 and a large reduction in environmental impact.

  30 June 2015

Industry collaboration and government funding can deliver a robust supply chain. 19 June 2015
Automotive air conditioning parts maker Denso selects Moretto dryers 19 June 2015
Thermotec Plastics, which produces vacuum and thermoformed parts for a range of sectors and the Rugby-headquartered Autins Group, which manufactures heat and sound management systems for a variety of end users, will be working together to offer ‘noise, vibration and harshness’ (NVH) solutions for off-highway and automotive customers. 15 June 2015
The $27m (£17m) investment is set to create 200 jobs. Nifco will produce interior and exterior parts for the BMW X vehicles as well as Mercedes-Benz USA and other customers. 10 June 2015
South Wales-based Ensinger, a leading plastics firm in the automotive market, has announced it will be refocusing its brand awareness via a new website.

  10 June 2015

Ossett-based technical plastics group Carclo has posted a healthy rise in turnover.

  9 June 2015

Eduardo Solís, president of the country’s automotive industry trade body, the Asociación Mexicana de la Industria Automotriz AC (Amia), said injection moulders would be among those likely to do well out of the production increase 8 June 2015
New car registrations were up 2.4% year-on-year in May to 198,706 units, marking the 39th consecutive month of growth. 4 June 2015
UK car production slowed slightly in the first four months of 2015, according to the latest figures from The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

  28 May 2015

Numerous moulders will showcase the best of UK manufacturing and new technology. 22 May 2015
Moulder Thormac Engineering will demonstrate its moulding credentials at PDM15. 21 May 2015
Belgium-headquartered chemicals giant Solvay is taking a leading role in the development of the Polimotor 2 all-plastic automotive engine, to be tested in a race car in the US next year.

  18 May 2015

Nissan is recalling around 1.6 million vehicles, while Toyota is said to be recalling nearly five million cars made between March 2003 and November 2007.
 
13 May 2015
Developments follow the wining of a £1.6bn supply contract from which the supplier, which makes a wide range of plastic moulded interior and exterior vehicle parts, expects to see enhanced sales revenue by 2018. 
 
8 May 2015


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