Archive for June, 2008

Jun 03 2008

GAMES CUSTOMERS PLAY

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Molds are funny things.  In reality they are the means to the end of making parts.  However they are the most hotly disputed segment of any program because this is a major amount of cash that the customer must pay BEFORE there is any hope of a return on investment.  Here’s a few ways the game of Supplier Management (note this phrase is an oxymoron) is played on you whether you’re a mold builder or molder. Continue Reading »

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Jun 03 2008

PURGINGS – What to do?

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Let’s see . . .  plastics per pound costs about as much as a good steak. It’s never going to go down in price and our customers are going to be fighting like a wet cat to not allow you to pass through any increase.  If you’re looking for profit improvement and can’t increase the price, try lowering your costs. Continue Reading »

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