Automotive News for February 2010

Automotive News Archive

Enthone Becomes Canadian Distributor for Dipsol America

Enthone Inc., a business of Cookson Electronics, recently became the Canadian distributor for Dipsol America, headquartered in Livonia, Mich. The agreement represents a significant step in the partnership between two of the world’s leading chemical suppliers.

U.S. Industrial Production Inches Upward in January

Industrial production in the U.S. increased 0.9% in January, with increases logged across several major sectors. .

Metalformers Expect ‘Steady’ Business Over Short Term Metalformers Expect ‘Steady’ Business Over Short Term

According to the newly released February 2010 Precision Metalforming Association Business Conditions Report, metalforming companies expect conditions to remain fairly steady over the next three months.

U.S. Auto Sales Rise in January

Sales of cars and light trucks in the United States rose 6% in January, year over year. By comparison, January 2009 U.S. auto sales hit a 26-year low.

Chemical, Paint Suppliers Release 4th Quarter Earnings

Fourth-quarter results from several leading paint suppliers and chemical manufacturers reflect impact of rising demand and cost reductions.

Metalformers Optimistic About Short Term

Metalforming companies are increasingly optimistic about business conditions as the new year kicks off. That’s according to the newly released report from the Precision Metalforming Association.

2010 Bright Design Challenge Kicks Off 2010 Bright Design Challenge Kicks Off

The National Association for Surface Finishing, or NASF, in cooperation with the College for Creative Studies in Detroit, Mich., recently kicked off the 11th Annual Bright Design Challenge.