Chardon shrinking to 1 factory

McNulty, Mike
June 2007
Rubber & Plastics News;6/25/2007, Vol. 36 Issue 24, p3
Trade Publication
The article reports on the plan of Chardon Rubber Co. to close its industrial rubber products at its St. Joseph, Michigan plant and consolidate the firm's entire manufacturing operations in its Chardon, Ohio facility. The plan is a strategy to survive from the increasing raw material prices and foreign competition. According to its president and chief operating officer Marian DeVoe, the plant and property at St. Joseph will be sold, while its equipment will be transferred.


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