Europe, Aided by Safety Nets, Resists U.S. Stimulus Push

New York Times
March 26, 2009

Last month Frank Koppe gathered together all 50 of his employees at Koppe-Apparatebau for coffee, cake and the kind of bad news that has lately become all too familiar. He told them the small company’s business, designing and manufacturing custom equipment for industrial plants, had been sliced nearly in half. more