TITLE

Rubber Industry Executive of the Year

AUTHOR(S)
Dawson, Brad
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Rubber & Plastics News;12/15/2008, Vol. 38 Issue 10, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on how Steve Barton, president and CEO of Esterline Technologies Corp.'s Engineered Materials Group, implemented lean initiatives to streamline its subsidiary Kirkhill-TA Co. Barton took over as president of Kirkhill Rubber Co. in 1998, which merged with another corporate subsidiary, TA Manufacturing and became Kirkhill-TA Co. Under Barton's leadership, the company found a Chinese manufacturing partner, added a plant in Mexico, and began a successful lean transformation.
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