July 2, 2020

To mitigate a likely slump in car sales and to ensure employee and customer safety during the coronavirus pandemic, automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and car dealerships must transition to simple, end-to-end online selling and services, according to Ga...

July 2, 2020

Despite continued softness in the market, the automotive manufacturing market is steadily moving towards recovery. According to Global data, although the global light vehicle sales fell 33.8 percent in May compared to a year ago, it showed an improvement from April whe...

The recent outbreak of the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19 is threatening the global economy outlook. Thailand’s finance ministry has recently cut its 2020 economic growth forecast to 2.8 percent from 3.3 percent projected three months ago, owing to weaker exports due t...

In response to the growing impact of the coronavirus pandemic (Covid19), Ford Motor Company has announced that the company will be temporarily suspending vehicle and engine production at its International Markets Group (IMG) manufacturing sites which includes Vietnam.

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Even toymakers are making PPE
Add Lego A/S to the list of companies that have transformed production to begin making protective medical equipment.

The global toy maker is now injection molding protective visors, rather than toy blocks, on six presses at its Billund, Den...

January 17, 2020

London (CNN Business)Food companies trying to reduce their consumption of plastic have a big problem — it's hard to find suitable recycled material. Nestlé says it's willing to spend more than $2 billion to try and fix that.

The world's biggest food company said in...

January 17, 2020

 

In recent years, many cities have banned plastic bags, plastic straws and other common forms of waste, giving ecological alternatives a big boost, including Loliware, a provider of fine disposable products created from seaweed. High demand and smart sourcing have attr...

November 8, 2019

BNL has completed the expansion of its plastic bearing operations in Thailand, moving operations to a state-of-the-art, larger facility, adjacent to the existing building.

BNL Thailand supplies plastic bearings to several industries, including automotive, food processin...

September 19, 2019

Images such as this seal pup choking on fishing line have driven a backlash against plastic packaging that is set to translate into reduced demand for oil and gas. GETTY

Oil and gas producers are preparing for a decline in demand for gasoline and diesel as electric cars...

September 19, 2019

A freak accident destroyed Ole Kirk Christiansen’s carpentry shop. He came back with a plan to create cheap toys that went on to gain a worldwide fanbase.

If there is one thing children the world over have played with, it would be Lego toys. The famous plastic interlock...

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