David Savastano, Ink World Editor09.06.05
Purchasing is one of the keys to the success of any company, and the printing ink industry is no different in that regard. Purchasing executives have their eye on countless factors, including quality, service and prices.
The role of purchasing agents is a sophisticated one, in which executives look at the bottom line, including what it really costs to use raw materials. The men and women who lead their corporations’ purchasing efforts make sure their companies are getting the best value for the money in a timely fashion, and they have the responsibility to see that the right raw materials arrive on time and in the correct quantities.
It is a crucial role, and the professionals who handle it know exactly what works and what does not.
The Role of Purchasing Agents
Craig J. Foster, vice president, materials management at Flint Ink Corporation, said that his role is simple: to protect the interests of his company and its shareholders and customers, both internal and externa
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