Weekly Update  October 20, 2009

Weekly Update October 20, 2009

Accuride files Ch.11 Thresher adding permanent mold casting Wear-resistant shakeout screens

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Auto Parts Maker Accuride Files for Bankruptcy
Chairman Bill Lasky explained that the goal of the debt restructuring is "to create a sustainable capital structure that will support greater profitability and solidify the company's position as the market leader in its product categories." Read more

Thresher Adding Self-Pouring Machine
"With the addition of this machine we will expand our market. A machine of this size allows Thresher Industries the ability to cast product from less than one pound to larger than 50 pounds, opening markets we could not approach prior to this," stated Thresher CEO Tom Flessner. Read more

Selected Metaldyne Assets Will Comprise "Powertrain" Group
"These Metaldyne operations have solid product portfolios, advanced technologies, and an experienced workforce," explained an investor spokesman. "We have created a powertrain-focused company that will be a stable supplier to the global automotive industry, which we believe will benefit Metaldyne's customers and other stakeholders." Read more

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