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January 10, 2022  

Frank Hasenfratz, founder and executive chairman of Linamar, dead at 86

Frank Hasenfratz, a Hungarian immigrant who founded Linamar Corp.

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November 29, 2021  

Cymat announces additions to management and sales team

Cymat Technologies Ltd. announced the appointment of Vince Benincasa as Chief

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July 15, 2021  

U.S. factory output dips 0.1% in June on auto chip shortage

WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. factory output slid last month

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December 10, 2020  

Indian auto parts company expanding operations to Ontario

Plastic Component Industries will invest $4 million in the new facility.

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November 12, 2020  

Martinrea says recent union deals could boost Canadian manufacturing

$5 billion-worth of investments announced this fall offers auto parts suppliers work to win.

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April 21, 2020  

Linamar withdraws 2020 financial outlook over virus impact

Auto parts manufacturer moved quickly to cut costs and capital spending, expects to be profitable for the year.

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April 1, 2020  

Uni-Select furloughs half of its 6,000 auto parts and paint employees

28% of its sites are operating on reduced hours while 7% are operating on a very limited basis.

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March 31, 2020  

Magna withdraws guidance due to business uncertainty of COVID-19 outbreak

The auto parts company said many of its plants have reduced or suspended operations because of the outbreak

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December 19, 2019  

Martinrea to buy structural components business from Mexico-based Metalsa

Canadian auto parts company will acquire six plants around the world with approximately 2,000 employees.

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November 11, 2019  

Magna cuts 2019 outlook after GM strike in US cuts volume

Expects total sales this year of between $38.7 billion and $39.8 billion.

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September 18, 2019  

Canadian auto sector starting to feel effect of GM strike in US

Companies are looking to adjust production schedules to adapt to the disruption.

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September 10, 2019  

Ontario offers technology, training funding for auto parts suppliers

Will contribute to technology adoption and lean manufacturing efforts.

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May 9, 2019  

Auto parts maker Magna reduces profit guidance for 2019

Expects light vehicle production in North America and Europe to fall shot of an earlier forecast.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
February 22, 2019  

Auto parts maker Magna reports $456M Q4 profit, ups dividend

Will now pay quarterly 36.5 cents per share, up from 33 cents per share.

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February 4, 2019  

Brose to cut 100 jobs in London as auto market shifts

Adjusting production capacity at the manufacturing facility to meet shifting customer demand.

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December 18, 2018  

Magna International buying Spanish automotive seat maker Viza Geca SL

Magna will acquire factories in Spain, the Czech Republic, Morocco and Mexico.

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October 1, 2018  

Oil surges and loonie rises but markets muted on new NAFTA deal

Increase is directly attributable to the trade deal.

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August 16, 2017  

Auto disruption: APMA focuses on tech, trade and Trump

The automotive parts association’s annual conference for suppliers set a positive note despite uncertainties globally and closer to home.

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October 29, 2014  

When motors fail

Camtac sends in the ASG team.

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October 24, 2014  

Growing the bio-economy

New materials that replace plastic.

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October 7, 2014  

Tomato, tom-auto

Ford and Heinz form an unusual collaboration.

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August 15, 2013  

Q&A: APMA president Steve Rodgers

APMA president is confident, but cognizant of the changing marketplace.

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August 15, 2013  

Best of times, worst of times

Automotive sales are great, but investment is going south.