Breadcrumb Home News February 20, 2004 01:00 AM Hose, belt makers see smoother road: Orders rise but hurdles remain Mike McNulty Tweet Share Share Email More Print (From the Feb. 23, 2004, issue of Rubber & Plastics News) Hose and belt companies took more than a few lumps during the last three years. Letter to the Editor Rubber & Plastics News wants to hear from its readers. If you want to express your opinion on a story or issue, email your letter to Editor Bruce Meyer at [email protected]. SIGN UP FOR FREE NEWSLETTERS Daily Newsmail (Weekdays) Breaking News (as Needed) Rubber in Automotive (Weekly) Silicone News (Bi-Weekly) Latex News (Monthly) Most Read Stories (Weekly) EMAIL ADDRESS Please enter a valid email address. Please enter your email address. Please select at least one newsletter to subscribe. View the discussion thread.