TITLE

Michelin preps for tougher times

AUTHOR(S)
McCarron, Kathy
PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
Rubber & Plastics News;11/17/2008, Vol. 38 Issue 8, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on tire manufacturer Michelin North America Inc., which is preparing itself for tougher times in 2009. According to Dick Wilkerson, the company's chairman and president, the declining U.S. economy and a decrease in the number of miles driven by people will have an impact on the tire business. Wilkerson says that the company will continue its $100 million investment in expansion and capital improvements at its North American plants.
ACCESSION #
35612595

 

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