TITLE

Resetting the standard

AUTHOR(S)
Moore, Miles
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Rubber & Plastics News;7/9/2007, Vol. 36 Issue 25, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article informs that as Foreign Tire Sales Inc. (FTS) struggles to meet its government-ordered recall of 450,000 Chinese-made light truck tires, several U.S. senators want a faster recall and more oversight on Chinese imports. According to a spokesman of the Rubber Manufacturers Association, one thing FTS recall points out is the necessity of tire importers to have good relations with their suppliers.
ACCESSION #
25828608

 

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