Mecaplast Group Purchases Key Plastics Corporation
Mecaplast Group, a global supplier of plastic components for the automotive industry, announced that it has entered into an agreement to purchase Key Plastics Corporation, a leading manufacturer of automotive interior, exterior and under-the-hood plastic components.
Value Proposition When Asking for a Raise
An employee adding more value to his or her company deserves a boost in pay. Columnist Matthew Kirchner discusses employee compensation reviews and when to adjust accordingly.
What’s New in the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016
The Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) of 2016 passed with overwhelming support and the Act is now effective, impacting how a company can protect its assets. Below is a recap of what is new and what every company should be looking to do in light of this new law.
Gardner Business Index: August 2016
With a reading of 46.8, the Gardner Business Index showed that the finishing industry contracted for the 14th consecutive month. In August, the index improved from the previous month. However, the index was roughly at its average level since August 2015, indicating a relatively constant rate of contraction in the finishing industry.