Flex-N-Gate offers to buy seven Plastic Omnium plantsDec. 29, 2016
Plastic Omnium gets OK to buy Faurecia's exteriors business but must sell factoriesAug. 12, 2016
French supplier Plastic Omnium won approval from EU regulators to acquire Faurecia's bumpers and front-end modules business on the condition that it sells seven Faurecia plants. Faurecia is selling its exteriors business to eliminate its debt and enable it to accelerate investment in technologies for sustainable mobility and connectivity.
Faurecia signs 'definitive' deal to sell auto exteriors business to Plastic OmniumApril 19, 2016
First Shift: Chevy Cruze lineup hits 40 mpgApril 19, 2016
Peugeot tops rivals in shareholder valueJan. 18, 2016
Plastic Omnium sees N.A. growthJan. 18, 2016
Plastic Omnium has a $650 million bet that the U.S. car market hasn't topped out yet - and could add more. Plastic Omnium CEO Laurent Burelle said he may add another bumper plant in North America in addition to the factories in the works if talks with potential customers prove fruitful.
Plastic Omnium ramps up North American expansionJan. 11, 2016
Plastic Omnium agrees to buy Faurecia's auto exteriors parts unit for $732 millionDec. 14, 2015
Plastic Omnium: Stiffer emissions rules will fuel gainsAug. 3, 2015
Laurent Burelle, CEO of Plastic Omnium, is a high-energy executive who at 65cq says he plans to retire “sometime in the next 50 years.” There is no time to slow down because Burelle wants to boost revenue 32 percent to 7 billion euros by 2018 at the French supplier of bumpers and fuel tanks founded by his family in 1946.
Plastic Omnium boss foresees further gains from toughening emissions rulesJuly 14, 2015
Plastic Omnium CEO Laurent Burelle wants to boost revenue 32 percent to 7 billion euros ($7.7 billion) by 2018 at the French supplier of bumpers and fuel tanks. Much of the increase is expected to come from components that will help automakers meet tougher global emissions rules, Burelle told Automotive News Europe.