ICF News - April 2005

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The Challanges to serve the oem Market


The structure of the global market for wire and cable is changing quickly. This is especially true of the »OEM« market, where the demands placed on the cablemaker are influenced not only by character and performance of the end market for products, they are also deeply influenced by trends amongst their customers. The OEM industry structure, performance and changing customer priorities are all issues that have direct relevance to the wire and cable companies that serve the OEM business, a market in which a close long-term relationship between customers and their suppliers is an essential ingredient in business success.