Automotive News for September 2011

Automotive News Archive

Rick Holland, Columbia Chemical's VP, Announces Retirement Rick Holland, Columbia Chemical's VP, Announces Retirement

Industry veteran calls it a career after 33 years with Columbia.

Volkswagen Names Metokote Service Parts Coater of Choice

MetoKote Corporation Earns Volkswagen Group of America's Service Parts E-coat Business for U.S.-Built Passat

Industrial Production Up 0.2 Percent in August Industrial Production Up 0.2 Percent in August

Modest gains seen among key sectors, including automotive, aerospace, and electronics.

Prototek Sheet Metal Fabrication Expands Capabilities

Prominent New Hampshire fabricator adds powder coating and plating services to roster.

Caterpillar Prefers PPG

Heavy-duty industrial equipment manufacturer selects PPG Industries as sole coating supplier for North Little Rock, Ark., plant.

GM Sales in China Rise 13.4 Percent

Achievement sets August record for GM and joint venture partner.

PMI Index Dips to 50.6 in August PMI Index Dips to 50.6 in August

Manufacturing still expanding, but rate of growth is slowing down

Chromalloy Names Will Zmyndak Director of Operations Chromalloy Names Will Zmyndak Director of Operations

Industry veteran to oversee operations at Chromalloy's Orangeburg, N.Y., facility.