Demands to avoid delays, defects, customer issues and a ding in their reputation
No manufacturer wants to select an underperforming supplier of any kind. Problems with even the smallest metal stamping can lead to costly product malfunctions and production delays, and even harm the OEM’s reputation. And with continued pressure on pricing and profit margins in global markets, manufacturers are looking for suppliers who can add true value.
Based on results from Kenmode customer surveys and independent sources tracking industry trends, Kenmode has identified the top 10 demands that OEMs make of their metal stampers and the factors they consider when deciding on new suppliers.