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Gaudlitz, a German injection moulding company known mostly for its work as a Tier 2 auto supplier, is actively looking to enter the medical plastics sector, said CEO Lucas Galuppo, in an interview with PNE's sister publication Plastics News on the sidelines of a Medical Plastics Conference in Guangzhou. 28 May 2015
French automotive cable and connectors manufacturer Axon Cable has formally launched a new €4.85m green field production plant in Hungary. 27 May 2015
Global auto interiors producer Grupo Antolín is constructing a fifth plant in Mexico to allow it to satisfy an important contract secured with Audi to supply headliners, panels and plastic parts for its new Q5 model. 26 May 2015
Japan’s cable producer Yazaki has announced plans to set up a new production facility in Bulgaria, reports local news agency Novinite. 26 May 2015
Beckhoff Automation of Verl, Germany, generated €510m in sales, an increase of about 17% from €435m in 2013. Leaders expect another double-digit sales increase this year. 21 May 2015
Croatian car parts maker AD Plastik d.d. has unveiled plans to expand its sales by 12% in 2015, reports local daily Poslovni Dnevnik. 20 May 2015
Having played a major role in the development of the Solar Impulse 2, Belgian chemical specialist Solvay Group now is taking its lightweighting innovations to the road, working on the Polimotor 2 all-plastic automotive engine project. The company made a global announcement of the new project on 18 May.
19 May 2015
Portugal’s car parts maker Simoldes Plásticos has announced plans to establish a new production facility in Rychnov nad Kněžnou, in the country’s north, reports local business daily E15. The Portuguese firm aims to invest CZK 800m (€29.2m) in the facility which will be operated by a workforce of about 300.  14 May 2015
France-based automotive supplier Faurecia and Magneti Marelli, the Italy-based automotive component maker, have announced the launch of their joint-venture delivering interior and exterior parts for vehicles assembled at the new Fiat Chrysler Automobiles plant in Goiana, Brazil.  13 May 2015
In this feature for Plastics News Europe David Vink reports on projects to optimise automotive composite processes, presented at AVK‘s annual conference and Composites Europe fair. 7 May 2015
Indian owned automotive parts manufacturer Motherson Sumi Systems (MSSL) is planning to construct a new plant in central Hungary to help it fulfill a newly won €2.2bn supply contract. 6 May 2015
Automotive seals producer SaarGummi has announced plans to expand the output capacity of its factory in Cerveni Kostelec, the Czech Republic.  6 May 2015
Austrian vehicle safety systems manufacturer Hirtenberger Automotive Safety has completed a €4.6m expansion project at its production plant in north western Hungary. 5 May 2015
Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies is planning a 43,000-square-foot expansion to its automotive sealing facility in Findlay, Ohio, the company announced. 5 May 2015
Christian Hainz, lead automotive analyst at Ernst & Young, will open the first Automotive Thermoplastic Composites conference being organised by Plastics News Europe in Stuttgart on 7-8 May. 1 May 2015

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