Here we present the results of the Aug. 25 ASI E-News survey
ASI’s E-Newsletter may have noticed the addition of a
weekly survey to the news features section. Here we present the results of the Aug. 25 survey.
Please tell us what aspect of the
raw materials supply issue currently affects your business most, and then
provide some general (or specific) information on the product with which you're
experiencing quantity/quality issues.
Increased delivery times:
adequate supply: 17.391%
Increased cost for
adequate quality: 4.348%
Resins and base
Is there a specific product with which your
company is experiencing quantity/quality issues?
”[Polymer products and development]. Everyone is switching to a commodity
mentality due to increased competition and overcapacity in some resins. Large, innovative
polymer companies are now a shell of what they used to be and used to offer.”
“Polyvinyl alcohol and polyvinyl acetate.”