Automotive News for March 2011

Automotive News Archive

TITAN Metal Fabricators Adds New Facility in India

Facility represents TITAN’s first expansion outside the United States.

Enthone Appoints Technical Service Engineer

Mark Hutchinson tapped to cover U.S. Central Region

Unemployment Rate Falls in March

The U.S. economy added 216,000 jobs during the month of March, bringing down the unemployment rate to 8.8%.

Coventya Promotes Brad Durkin

Durkin elevated to director of international product development

SIFCO Applied Surface Concepts Launches Mold Repair System for Major Automobile Manufacturer

Innovative process enables repairs on the shop floor without having to remove the molds.

Major Automotive Manufacturers Impacted by Crisis in Japan

GM, Honda, Mazda, and Toyota among the manufacturers making adjustments to limit disruptions in the supply chain.

U.S. Industrial Production Dips Slightly in February

After gains during the previous month, U.S. industrial production declined 0.1 percent in February.

Metalformers Encouraged About Short-Term Business Conditions

The recently released Precision Metalformers Association March survey reflects optimism about prospects over the next three months.

Southwest Metal Finishing Introduces Online Request-a-Quote Capability

Fully redesigned website allows customers to outline job parameters, attach drawings and technical documentation.

Columbia Chemical Appoints Matt Schario Technical Support Representative

Schario brings 10-plus years of industry experience with specialization in laboratory analysis.

Pangborn Group Unveils New Website

Highlights focus on Pangborn Group’s capabilities and experience in key industries.

Thomas Industrial Network Launches Custom SPEC

New online program offers website development and Internet exposure for custom manufacturers and industrial service providers.

Palmetto Plating Hosts U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham Palmetto Plating Hosts U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham

Prominent South Carolina politician gets a birds-eye view of the surface finishing industry from a plater's perspective.

Columbia Chemical Joins Pair of Industry Organizations

Prominent supplier of zinc plating additives announces membership in MFAI and NASF.