Firms balance customers, suppliers

Moore, Miles
June 2008
Rubber & Plastics News;6/16/2008, Vol. 37 Issue 23, p13
Trade Publication
The article reports on the strategies adopted by several U.S. rubber companies in dealing with their customers and suppliers in times of price hike in chemicals and raw materials. The company Crest Rubber buys all its rubber premixed, which eliminates the step of buying additives and other chemicals for rubber mixing. The company Price Rubber just tries to go with the flow as far as suppliers and customers are concerned.


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