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Front page of Chicago Tribune business section Dec. 6. JIT & GM. As pressures mount, the big guys will put more & more pressure on the suppliers to prove they are compliant. By mid-year the GMs will say "we can't wait any longer". The DGIs will instantly become GIs when they loss their jobs summer '98 because of lost contracts, layoffs an plant closings. It will only take one or two big companies to start it.

-- curtis schalek (schale1@ibm.net), December 06, 1998


correction: summer '99.

-- curtis schalek (schale1@ibm.net), December 06, 1998.

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