The new minority fast track

Chappell, Lindsay
November 2001
Automotive News;11/26/2001, Vol. 76 Issue 5959, p17
Trade Publication
Focuses on the joint ventures within minority automobile suppliers in the United States. Alliance with global Tier 1 suppliers; Partnership between Synova Plastics LLC and Textron Automotive and Millennium Steel Service; Benefits of the joint ventures to global and minory suppliers.


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