Due to their economically-sensitive business models, specialty chemical companies were hit hard during the economic downturn. In response, the entire plastics industry underwent huge cost-cutting efforts to deal with large revenue losses. When conditions finally stabilized, many of these same plastics companies found themselves with vastly improved cost structures. More importantly, the leaner operations are enabling these specialty chemical companies to generate substantial operating leverage.
On an automatic car, a dipstick will be provided for you to check your transmission fluid levels. In most cases, it’s towards the back of the engine compartment, so you may have to stretch a bit to reach it. Don’t let this be an excuse for not doing it. Unlike checking the oil, the car should be running to get a true reading on your levels. Be careful that you don’t burn yourself on any of the hot car parts while performing your inspection. If you drive a stick shift, the process of checking the level is quite a bit more involved, so you may wish to let an auto repair expert do it for you.
The great Wall Street crash in 1929 put an abrupt stop to all expansion plans at GM for the time being. Stocks of GM fell rather badly. But, by early 1930’s GM bounced back and bought the Yellow Coach bus company. In 1930, GM bought Electro-Motive Corporation, the internal combustion engine railcar builder. The next 20 years saw GM powered diesel locomotives running on American railroads. December 31, 1955 is another landmark in the history of GM. GM became the first company to make more than a billion dollars in a year.
Often times it’s cheaper to buy things like toilet paper, paper towels, plates, mustard, canned good, etc. in bulk from places like Sams Club or BJs. Eventually you’ll use everything, and in the long run you’ll safe yourself some money. When you need a new car, purchase an used car. If you buy a brand new car, the car loses the most value within the first 10,000 miles. Buying an used car helps you avoid that issue since it has already lost that initial value.
You must leave room for negotiations, but in general remains is to set a price and stick to it. If you leave a buyer, you begin to speak, can be much less than they should get for your vehicle.
Map out your drive. With the invention of the GPS, this is a piece of technology cake! Way back when, we didn’t have GPS’s we had MAP’s and it was hectic. My wife is the smartest woman I know, but if you put a map in her hand, its like kryptonite to superman – the folding and unfolding is also a mess. Save time and invest in one of these gadgets if planning on a road trip. You might even be able to rent one.
You can use a them for backyard settings, as an addition to your own playground equipment, as well as a neat way to climb up to a tree fort. They can also be used as a net in case your kids fall out of their tree house, to prevent them from injuring themselves. A cargo net can be a great alternative to conventional rope ladders and can provide hours of fun on their own.