Execs advise to move now to be ready later

Meyer, Bruce
May 2009
Rubber & Plastics News;5/4/2009, Vol. 38 Issue 20, p6
Trade Publication
The article discusses the views of Tim Toppen, president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Veyance Technologies Inc., and Richard Goodall, CEO of Dixon Valve Coupling Co., on the recovery of the rubber industry from the ongoing recession. Toppen maintains the view that consumer confidence and consumer spending drive a big part of the economy. Whereas, Goodall said while things in the hose industry may start to improve by the end of 2009 or the first quarter of 2010.


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