AKRON (Feb. 5, 2007) — There´s no doubt globalization has been a factor in the loss of some manufacturing jobs in the U.S. rubber product industry. Any company with a network of factories around the world — along with the means to add more — normally will put production where it benefits them the most, be it from a cost or logistical standpoint.
Globalization: U.S. industry´s top hurdle
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