Cooper curtailment continues

October 2008
Rubber & Plastics News;10/6/2008, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p3
Trade Publication
The article reports that Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has reduced production at its U.S. facilities due to raw material shortages and a declining demand in the North American tire market. According to the company, the estimated impact of the cutback in production was $9 million to $11 million in the third quarter of 2008.


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