Detroit 3 axing weak suppliers for the strong

Sherefkin, Robert; Barkholz, David
August 2009
Rubber & Plastics News;8/10/2009, Vol. 38 Issue 27, p19
Trade Publication
The article presents information on the growing concern over business failure in the rubber industry. It is stated that frightened by the ailing health of their supply base, the Detroit 3 are culling the herd by yanking business from the sick and weak and giving it to bigger, stronger rivals. Companies such as Johnson Controls Inc., have taken tens of millions of dollars worth of parts business from struggling competitors.


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