January 2009
Rubber & Plastics News;1/26/2009, Vol. 38 Issue 13, p4
Trade Publication
The article presents news briefs related to the rubber industry. Michelin SA plans to invest $172 million over the next two years to build a passenger tire plant in Itatiaia, Brazil, its second factory in the city. Gates Corp. will close its distribution center in Salt Lake City, Utah, along with a power transmission facility in London, Ontario. Hidde P. Smit, secretary-general of the International Rubber Study Group since 2007, will be leaving that post in 2010.


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