Automotive News for February 2012

Automotive News Archive

Reliant Finishing Systems Nabs Industry Veteran

J.R. Stewart, formerly with Powder-X Coating Systems, named new national service manager.

Metal Finishing Magazine Expands 'Ask the Experts' Roster

Pavco's Matt Stauffer tackles questions related to zinc/zinc alloys, bright nickel, acid copper, and more.

PMA Releases February Business Conditions Report

Monthly survey shows metalformers predict a spike in orders over the next three months.

U.S. Industrial Production Holds Steady in January U.S. Industrial Production Holds Steady in January

Modest gains in manufacturing not enough to offset declines in mining and utilities.

Tenneco to Expand Georgia Production Facility Tenneco to Expand Georgia Production Facility

Major OEM and aftermarket parts manufacturer to increase production and add 350 employees in the process.

U.S. Unemployment Rate Falls to 8.3% U.S. Unemployment Rate Falls to 8.3%

Broad gains seen across private sector; manufacturing adds 50,000 jobs.

PMI Index Hits 54.1 Percent in January

Leading industry barometer shows manufacturing sector continuing to expand.