A $2.2 million gift will establish the Owens Distinguished Professorship of Supply Chain Management at North Carolina State's College of Management.
High raw material and energy costs are part of the reason for the realignment of the company's manufacturing facilities.
High material costs to blame
Revenue grows by nearly 23%.
Surging gasoline prices help boost demand for the small, fuel-efficient auto.
Company saw 223% rise in first half operating profit
Emission control systems will help address future diesel regulations