Safety gear maker to get a lift from feds

Murphy, H. Lee
May 2009
Crain's Chicago Business;5/18/2009, Vol. 32 Issue 20, p22
The article reports that the U.S. government's stimulus package to promote road and bridge construction will help crash cushions manufacturer Quixote Corp. back in to its business. The $787-billion stimulus plan allocates an additional $28 billion for roads and bridges this year. Walter Liptak, an analyst at Barrington Research Associates Inc. says that it will boost the business for Quixote.


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