Whitfield, Kermit
June 2001
Automotive Manufacturing & Production;Jun2001, Vol. 113 Issue 6, p52
Trade Publication
Reports on the partnership of automotive manufacturer DaimlerChrysler (DCX) and Poverty and Environment in Amazonia (POEMA) to help the local residents of the Amazon region in Brazil to make auto parts from coconut husks. Historical background of making car parts from coconut fibers; Works of Thomas Mitschein, head of POEMA and founder of POEMAtec; Key criteria to the relationship of DCX with POEMA.


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