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Fedchenko, Vera
April 2001
Tire Business;4/23/2001, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p11
Trade Publication
Reports the decision of Les Schwab Tire Centers Inc. to phase out the production of passenger tire retreading in North America. Decline in the price of passenger tire retreading; Impact of the proposed simplification of the excise taxes for the retreaded tires; Decision to replace the production of retreaded tires.


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