Yokohama engineers' aim: improve Salem plant

January 2001
Tire Business;1/1/2001, Vol. 18 Issue 19, p20
Trade Publication
Focuses on the efforts of senior engineers from Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. in examining and efficiency of plant operations in Salem, Virginia. Statement of vice president and general manager of consumer products Dan Hunter on plant operation; Issues on financial troubles.


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