sam's notes

notes on government, sports and popular culture

Wednesday, February 16, 2005

Hendersonville Times-News article on manufacturing and air pollution, leading off with a quote from Lexington Home Brands president Bob Stec, whom I interviewed a couple of times in my previous life.

Stec and a group of high-level employees purchased Lexington a few years ago with the lofty, but extremely difficult goal of maintaining strong domestic manufacturing operations.

"What good is fresh air if you have a lot of unemployed people breathing it?" asks Stec. "Domestic manufacturing is at a cost disadvantage anyway, so when you lay on all this environmental becomes the straw that breaks the camel's back."


June 2004   July 2004   August 2004   September 2004   October 2004   November 2004   December 2004   January 2005   February 2005   March 2005   April 2005   May 2005   June 2005   July 2005   August 2005   September 2005   October 2005   November 2005   December 2005   January 2006   February 2006   March 2006   April 2006   May 2006   June 2006   July 2006  

This page is powered by Blogger. Isn't yours?