DEARBORN, MI – The shock waves from Ford Motor Co.’s major restructuring announcement in January still are reverberating throughout the automotive industry. But while the focus has been on the Dearborn, MI-based auto maker, little attention has been given to what material suppliers have been enduring. Included in the shakeup at Ford: a $1 billion charge on an undisclosed amount of palladium (used in catalytic converters to lower emissions); closure of the Cleveland, OH, aluminum casting ...
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