KIRCHHEIM, Germany – Every day, Recaro GmbH & Co. KG does a delicate dance with the notion of “volume” manufacturing. The specialty seat producer needs incremental volume growth for survival, but in closely measured doses. Too much of a good thing could diminish the brand’s image in a marketplace where enthusiasts covet Recaro seats. Not enough, and the company faces the threat of stagnation. By any definition, Recaro is not a high-volume producer, nor does it intend to become one. ...

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