TITLE

Q&A: Freudenberg-NOK exec Norton shares tips for surviving in today's auto world

PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
Rubber & Plastics News;6/15/2009, Vol. 38 Issue 23, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
The article presents an interview with Brad Norton, Freudenberg's president of automotive sales and president of Corteco Americas. Norton said that scheduled shutdowns of Chrysler, General Motors, Toyota and Honda will lead to further drop in automobile parts supplier market. Norton said that tier supplier should have a clearly defined Plan B if further downturns arise. He predicts further fallout, and the process will continue through 2009.
ACCESSION #
42991839

 

Related Articles

  • As engines downsize, Freudenberg seeks new markets. Sedgwick, David // Automotive News;4/16/2012, Vol. 86 Issue 6512, p26 

    The article presents an interview with Brad Norton, Freudenberg-NOK's new president. When asked has Freudenberg coped with the market shift, he says pickup or SUV typically has more dollar content than a smaller vehicle. He says that their traditional product lines are getting more share in...

  • China is a double-edged sword for rubber industry, Byrne warns. Moore, Miles // Rubber & Plastics News;4/4/2005, Vol. 34 Issue 18, p6 

    The article reports that China offers incredible opportunity for makers of tires, automobiles and other products, but only for the smartest and most intrepid entrepreneurs, according to a speaker at the Clemson University Tire Industry Conference. Even in recession, China's growth rate will...

  • Tire marketers anticipate unmatched opportunities at AAIW.  // Aftermarket Business;Oct95, Vol. 105 Issue 10, p45 

    Reports on the opportunities open to the tire marketing industry in the United States in the 1995 Automotive Aftermarket Industry Week on October 24-27, 1995 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Latest technology to be learned by tire marketers in the show; Seminars planned with tire marketers; Sponsors of...

  • DEADLINE NEWS.  // Rubber & Plastics News;2/11/2002, Vol. 31 Issue 14, p3 

    Reports developments on the automobile and tire industries in the U.S. as of February 2002.

  • TBA/Aftermarket.  // National Petroleum News;Mid-Jul99, Vol. 91 Issue 8, p142 

    Presents data on the aftermarket sales posted by various automotive industry sectors in the United States in 1999. Replacement battery shipments from 1988 to 1999; Tire shipments from 1997 to 1998; Ethylene glycol-base antifreeze sales from 1997 to 1998.

  • BRANDS KEY.  // Tire Business;12/7/2015, Vol. 33 Issue 18, p0014 

    A glossary of jargon related to the tire and automobile industry is presented.

  • Let's skip this year. Smith, Don R. // Rubber World;Jan2002, Vol. 225 Issue 4, p4 

    Editorial. Comments the impact of the 2002 economic recessions on tire industry in the United States. Indication of plant closures; Increase of spending on industrial sector; Percentage of car loan program.

  • We're tougher than we thought. Crain, Rance // Tire Business;4/15/2002, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p8 

    Comments on the changes related to the tire business in the U.S. Accounts on the importance of job performance; Remarks on the plans to stop recession; Impact of terrorist attacks on tire industry operations.

  • Deaths in '09.  // Tire Business;12/21/2009, Vol. 27 Issue 19, p13 

    The article presents a list of tire and automotive industry veterans including Paul Kruder, founder and president of Akron-based Computerized Information Management Services Inc. (CIMS); James Walsh, former chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Armstrong Rubber Co., and Joseph Robinson,...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics