Automotive News for December 2011

Automotive News Archive

U.S. Industrial Production Dips in November

Drop in output of motor vehicles and parts puts brakes on manufacturing.

Metalformers Bullish About Short-Term Outlook

Precision Metalforming Association members predict a spike in business conditions during the next three months, survey says.

DuPont Affirms Strong Long-Term Growth Outlook

Market-driven innovation remains a primary driver for DuPont headiing into 2012.

OESA Releases Automotive Supplier Barometer

One-quarter of original automotive equipment manufacturers surveyed are 'slightly more optimistic' about business conditions.

Chrysler Group LLC To Re-open Conner Avenue Assembly Plant

Revived Detroit facility to produce the next-generation SRT Viper.

Expansion of Pavco Lab Facilities is Under Way

Renovation includes new corrosion lab, clean room, and expanded testing space.

MetoKote Corporation Announces New Leadership

Jeffrey Oravitz elevated from position of vice president of global business development to president and CEO.

MacDermid Expands Global OEM Staff

Pair of new representatives tapped to drive MacDermid's activities relating to Ford Motor Co. and General Motors.

Enthone Taps e-Marketing Communications Manager

Newly created position to oversee development, optimization and content management of Enthone websites.

Columbia Chemical Taps New Technical Sales Representative for Michigan, Northern Indiana Columbia Chemical Taps New Technical Sales Representative for Michigan, Northern Indiana

Chad Murphy brings more than 17 years of experience in the automotive plating industry.