industrial buyer

industrial buyer

a BUYER whose function it is to acquire raw materials, components, services and equipment on behalf of his or her company. See PURCHASING, INDUSTRIAL MARKETING, BUYER BEHAVIOUR.
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As her children grew older, she entered the workforce in the late 1960's and used her formidable intellect to become a highly respected Industrial Buyer for Honeywell Corp., retiring in 1989.
Perfect for an Industrial Buyer or a kitchen manufacturer that is expanding into South Florida.
For the industrial buyer, the acquisition will shorten time to market, with new products or technologies for its existing sales channels.
Drawing on tenets from transaction cost economics, complemented with the literature in industrial buyer behavior, we theorize that the goal of price competitiveness is pursued to a greater degree in ORAs, whereas the goal of risk reduction is pursued to a greater degree in offline procurement.
Bard, a Northeastern University graduate who was working as an industrial buyer of steel at the time of the accident, was "in a state of depression'' when he first came to see him.
"Over the years we have developed our packaging business and we are divesting a competitive operation to an industrial buyer who can continue to develop it", says Jan Johansson, President and CFO of SCA.
Mr Rosling said: "The impact (of the sub-prime crisis) on us will perhaps be less than on others because we're a strategic industrial buyer with a strong balance sheet.
"The impact of the sub prime crisis on us will perhaps be less than on other people because we're a strategic industrial buyer with a strong balance sheet," said Alan Rosling, executive director of holding company Tata Sons.
This bundling function in business-to-business (B2B) procurement is defined as the aggregation of two or more products and/or services by an industrial buyer into a bundle that is put up for bid to potential suppliers in a single RFQ.
To what extent do country-specific attributes--namely, the difference/similarity between the country of the industrial buyer and a source country, as well as the difference/similarity between countries' technology influence the image of various countries with respect to perceptions of manufacturing and design quality ratings of those countries?
The Sheth model of industrial buyer behavior (Sheth, 1973) focuses on the crucial elements of the decision process and the interactions among them.
D., Industrial Buyer Attitudes toward Goods Made in Eastern Europe, Columbia Journal of World Business, 4, 1979, pp.

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