Quoting new work is a daily occurrence at the foundry. At times, when supply chains are stressed and deliveries become extended, the amount of quoting activity can dramatically increase and be chal
Global supply chain disruption resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic is expected to continue well into 2022.
During the early to mid 2000s, there was a seemingly inexorable shift toward procuring parts from low-wage Asian countries. In the years after the 2007-2009 recession, U.S.