Auto production increases boost optimism

Sherefkin, Robert; Barkholz, David
December 2009
Rubber & Plastics News;12/14/2009, Vol. 39 Issue 10, p6
Trade Publication
The article informs that plan of General Motors Corp. and Ford Motor Co. to increase production for the first quarter in 2010 indicates revival of the automobile parts sector in the U.S. Neil De Koker, president of the Original Equipment Suppliers Association, said that production increase will encourage employee recalls and promote better use of parts machinery. It is evident that more than 20 auto suppliers have filed for protection from creditors in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in 2009.


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