Rapid Revolution: How e-commerce is changing the plastics industry.
The effect e-commerce will have on the plastics and other manufacturing industries will be as dramatic in the immediate future as it has been on the digital and direct-to-consumer industries over the past several years.
For example, http://www.plasticsnet.com is one of the earliest established vertical e-marketplaces, offering not only the three Cs of content, community and commerce for the specific plastics industry, but also evolving to offer more collaborative business services such as demand forecasting support to help manage the supply chain. PlasticsNet.Com currently aggregates sellers of resins and raw materials, as well as manufacturers of machinery equipment and replacement parts, to sell to a variety of molders, extruders, thermoformers and compounders.
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|Date:||Oct 1, 1999|
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