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February 2009
Rubber & Plastics News;2/23/2009, Vol. 38 Issue 15, p22
Trade Publication
The article offers recent developments related to the rubber industry. Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations said it will lay off 67 hourly employees at its Bloomington, Illinois, facility on March 1, 2009. Michelin North America Inc. plans to reduce capacity at six plants in the U.S. and Canada recently. Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd. will reduce staffing, cut spending and optimize manufacturing recently.


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