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June 13, 1991 | CHRIS WOODYARD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Three times, foreign-based companies have tried to buy the Orco Block Co. And three times, the Muth family has rejected them. Others American businesses, however, have not resisted the temptation. Rick Muth, the Stanton company's principal, says that 60% of the U.S. concrete industry is now in foreign hands. While foreign deals such as Sony Corp.'s buyout of Columbia Pictures received worldwide attention, most takeovers of small firms receive scant notice.
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June 13, 1991 | CHRIS WOODYARD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Three times, foreign-based companies have tried to buy the Orco Block Co. And three times, the Muth family has rejected them. Others American businesses, however, have not resisted the temptation. Rick Muth, the Stanton company's principal, says that 60% of the U.S. concrete industry is now in foreign hands. While foreign deals such as Sony Corp.'s buyout of Columbia Pictures received worldwide attention, most takeovers of small firms receive scant notice.
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