Michigan Automotive Compressor http://michiganradio.org en Auto suppliers recover but "choke point" looms http://michiganradio.org/post/auto-suppliers-recover-choke-point-looms <p>Michigan lost 45,000 auto supply jobs from 2008 to 2009, according to the Center for Automotive Research.&nbsp;</p><p>By the end of this year, it will have gained most of those jobs back.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Suppliers say they are hiring, but the recovery is not without its bumps.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>No one knows exactly how many auto supply companies in the state went under in 2008 and 2009.&nbsp; That&rsquo;s because some owners didn&rsquo;t bother to file for bankruptcy; they just sent their workers home and locked up the shop.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Mon, 12 Mar 2012 14:49:10 +0000 Tracy Samilton 6597 at http://michiganradio.org Auto suppliers recover but "choke point" looms