TITLE

GM, Ford shore up supplier

AUTHOR(S)
Sherefkin, Robert
PUB. DATE
February 2000
SOURCE
Automotive News;2/21/2000, Vol. 74 Issue 5862, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports financial and management aid of General Motors and Ford Motor Co. to the need of Cambridge Industries Inc. for large plastic body component in Detroit, Michigan. Roots of the financial troubles of Cambridge; Difficulties of Cambridge in meeting production schedule; History of debt-financed acquisitions of Cambridge.
ACCESSION #
2843165

 

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