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July 1990, Vol. 113, No. 7
Productivity in the rubber and plastics hose and belting industry
John W. Ferris and Virginia L. Klarquist
Economists, Division of Industry Productivity and Technological Studies, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Although new technology and plant reorganization aided an average 1.3 percent increase in productivity, stagnant demand and rising import penetration kept the rise moderate over the 1972-87 period. This article presents productivity trends in the rubber and plastics hose and belting industry.
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