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Hoop Roche describes his 10 battle-scarred rules (part 2 of 2)

Published: April 29, 2009 6:00 am ET
Updated: April 29, 2009 12:00 am ET

In this second of a two-part video from PN’s recent Executive Forum, industry molding veteran Hoop Roche spells out his 10 rules for navigating the rocky shoals of bankruptcy and restructuring. He learned these the hard way last year with Corry, Pa.-based Erie Plastics Corp., his well-respected, family-owned injection molding firm. And he shares them now, in the hope of allowing others to benefit from his painful experience.

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