Kardoes shows resilience during tough times

McNulty, Mike
February 2009
Rubber & Plastics News;2/9/2009, Vol. 38 Issue 14, p10
Trade Publication
The article informs how H. Frank Kardoes, owner and chief executive officer of Kardoes Rubber Co. Inc., endured difficulties in business and faced a personal tragedy but moved on in life. He is stated to have a vast knowledge of the custom rubber mixing business from the days when he was a chemist at Armstrong Tire & Rubber Co. His business is reportedly been adversely affected by the current financial crisis. When Kardoes was planning to retire, his son Randy Kardoes was shot and killed.


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