Aerospace News

  • Arizona-based Molded Devices acquires production facility in Piedras Negras

    Arizona-based Molded Devices Inc. (MDI), a custom injection molder with facilities across North America, announced the acquisition of Hamar Enterprises, a manufacturer located in Piedras Negras owned by Grupo Innovador Coahuila (GIC). 

    “Hamar/GIC currently serves numerous Fortune 100 customers in that region of Mexico with value-add assembly services. Plans call for Hamar/GIC to expand its capabilities into blow molding and injection

  • SSI Schaefer Group opens plant in San Luis Potosi to supply packaging solutions

    The Packaging Systems Division of SSI Schaefer Systems International, a manufacturer of reusable packaging systems, has expanded production capabilities with a new manufacturing facility in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. 

    SSI Schaefer Packaging, SA de CV, is an 8,500 square centrally located in Mexico, and is the newest addition for SSI Schaefer Group headquartered in Neunkirchen, Germany. The company hired 50 workers for this

  • Preferred Compounding expands operations in San Luis Potosi

    Preferred Compounding de Mexico will expand its operations with the addition of a 75-liter tilt mixer. This measure will add up to 25 employees over the next six months to handle the growing capacity and the addition of the mixer.

    Once the expansion is completed, the company’s workforce will sum about 150.

    By adding the mixer, Preferred Compounding will be able to manufacture color compounds from all rubber polymer

  • Sonoco acquires Peninsula Packaging Company; deal includes one Mexican plant

    Sonoco, one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, announced a definitive agreement to acquire Peninsula Packaging Company, a manufacturer of thermoformed packaging for fresh fruit and vegetables that operates five manufacturing facilities, four in the United States and one in Mexico.

    The transaction, valued at approximately US$ 230 million in cash, is subject to normal regulatory review and is expected to close by

  • Akzo Nobel completes US$ 23 million expansion at Mexican facility

    Netherlands-based Akzo Nobel N.V. announced it has completed a US$ 23.3 million expansion at its Mexican facility, located in Los Reyes, State of Mexico, to strengthen its global manufacturing footprint for organic peroxides.

    The new site will produce Laurox brand organic peroxides, essential ingredients used in the production of plastics and rubber products. 

    The plant highlights the company’s commitment to meeting its