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- Freudenberg names auto executive team. // Plastics News;07/26/99, Vol. 11 Issue 23, p16
Lists the names of executives that will head the merged automotive businesses of Plymouth, Michigan-based firm Freudenberg-NOK. Richard Allen; William Purslow; Craig Barnhart.
- Freudenberg puts $3.5M into plant and equipment. // Crain's Detroit Business;7/01/96, Vol. 12 Issue 27, p5
Reports on Freudenberg-NOK's investment of $3.5 million in new rubber-mixing equipment and a brick-and-mortar expansion to support the production of natural rubber at its Shelbyville, Indiana plant.
- Freudenberg OKs $41M expansion. // Crain's Detroit Business;8/19/96, Vol. 12 Issue 34, p24
Reports that the board of Freudenberg-NOK has approved an investment to expand the auto supplier's capacity.
- Freudenberg-NOK realigns for global push. Miller, Joe // Crain's Detroit Business;11/18/96, Vol. 12 Issue 47, p26
Reports that the realignment of Freudenberg-NOK G.P. has effectively established the company as a single global supplier to the automobile industry. Advantages of the company's revamped structure; Background on the company's involvement in the rubber products industry.
- Freudenberg-NOK breaks ground for Northfield plant. // New Hampshire Business Review;10/09/98, Vol. 20 Issue 22, p19
Reports that Freudenberg-NOK has opened a manufacturing facility in New Hampshire. Number of workers to be employed at the company's new facility; Features of the new manufacturing plant.
- Lean makes green. // Ward's Auto World;Feb95, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p55
Reports on the savings obtained by Freudenberg-NOK in 1994 due to its use of lean systems.
- Freudenberg-NOK eyes $41 million for expansion. // Ward's Auto World;Oct96, Vol. 32 Issue 10, p89
Reports on the expansion of the capacity and realignment of the manufacturing operations of Freudenberg-NOK.
- Lean and happy. Fleming, Al // Automotive News;5/31/93, Vol. 67 Issue 5502, Automotive news insight. p16i
Opinion. Praises the Freudenberg-NOK principle of lean changes. Doubling of sales without boosting plant capacity or employment; Implementation of its Get Rid of Waste Through Team Harmony (GROWTTH) program; Merger between Freudenberg & Co. of Germany & NOK Corp. of Japan; Risks in adopting...
- Good vibrations. // Automotive News;8/2/1993, Vol. 67 Issue 5511, Insight p2i
Reports on Freudenberg-NOK's addition of production of vibration control dampers in its facility in Cuautla, Mexico. Amount to be invested; Automobile equipments produced by the company.
- Freudenberg-NOK wins first change management award. // Ward's Auto World;Dec95, Vol. 31 Issue 12, p95
Reports on the Change Management Award that was given to Freudenberg-NOK General Partnership. Award given in recognition of Get Rid of Waste Through Team Harmony (GROWTTH); Background information on GROWTTH; Comments from Joseph C. Day, Freudenberg-NOK's chief executive officer.