Plastic Is Out

Upbin, Bruce
October 2005
Forbes Asia;10/31/2005, Vol. 1 Issue 6, p51
The article focuses the on efforts of Joseph Galli, CEO of Newell Rubbermaid, to improve the company's financial performance. The company had $7 billion in revenue generated from new products. It was spending $600 million per year to purchase 1.6 billion pounds of petroleum-based resin or 8.6% sales. The goal of Galli is to reduce resin consumption by 2008.


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