1990s

1996:

CORE Materials Corp. (CME) is formed and acquires Columbus Plastics, a division of heavy truck OEM Navistar International

1998:

CORE builds 111,000 ft² plant in Gaffney, South Carolina to reach the Southeastern United States

2000s

2001:

CORE acquires the assets of Airshield Corporation and its facility in Matamoros, MX, giving the company its first operations outside the US and expanding beyond compression molding

2002:

CORE changes its name to Core Molding Technologies (CMT) to reflect its broader process focus

2004:

CORE forms CORE Automotive Technologies and acquires the assets of Keystone Restyling Products, an automotive aftermarket provider

2005:

CORE purchases the assets of Cincinnati Fiberglass, establishing its facility outside Cincinnati, Ohio

2009:

CORE completes construction of a new 437,000 ft² greenfield plant in Matamoros

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CORE Molding Cincinnati Fiberglass
CORE Molding Automotive
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CORE Molding Bonder

2010s

2011:

CORE initiates a 39,000 ft² expansion of its Matamoros facility

CORE introduces Featherlite® SMC, the lowest-density SMC available without the use of glass microspheres

2012:

CORE introduces its N-sulGuard brand of SMC to support Ag, Construction and Electrical markets

2013:

Featherlite® SMC reaches 10,000,000 lbs of production

FeatherliteXL® SMC is released with improved performance

Ultra-low 1.18 density Airilite® SMC is released, at the time, the lowest-density SMC available in the industry

2014:

Ultra-low density Mirilite® SMC (Class A) and Econolite® SMC (utility uses) are released

CORE manufactures its 2,000,000th truck hood as an independent organization

2015:

CORE acquires the assets of CPI Binani, in Winona, Minnesota, an innovator and leading producer of Direct Long-Fiber Thermoplastics (D-LFT), expanding significantly into thermoplastics molding

2016:

CORE releases 0.98 density Hydrilite® SMC, becoming the first to market with an SMC below the density of water

2018:

CORE acquires the assets of Horizon Plastics International, a Canadian-based molder of structural foam and structural web products

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CORE Molding Monterrey
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