TITLE

Outsourcing reaches plastic parts tooling

PUB. DATE
January 1999
SOURCE
Plastics News;1/11/1999, Vol. 10 Issue 48, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Opinion. Focuses on an outsourcing trend involving firms that supply tooling for plastic parts. Oddity of the combination; Requisites for the growth of tooling firms; Concerns over a slump in the auto industry.
ACCESSION #
1458756

 

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