Chapter 8. Raw Materials Strategic Planning in the Glass Industry

  1. William J. Smothers
  1. Michael D. Weber

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470291009.ch8

Proceedings of the 40th Conference on Glass Problems: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 1, Issues 1/2

Proceedings of the 40th Conference on Glass Problems: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 1, Issues 1/2

How to Cite

Weber, M. D. (2008) Raw Materials Strategic Planning in the Glass Industry, in Proceedings of the 40th Conference on Glass Problems: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 1, Issues 1/2 (ed W. J. Smothers), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470291009.ch8

Author Information

  1. Booz, Allen & Hamilton, Inc. 245 Park Ave., New York, N.Y. 10017

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1980

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470373811

Online ISBN: 9780470291009

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Keywords:

  • environment;
  • straightforward;
  • adequate;
  • vulnerable;
  • Chinese-built

Summary

The dependence of the glass industry in the United States on foreign raw-materials supply is discussed. Implementation of raw materials strategic planning as an effective solution for this problem is outlined. A four-phase process model is provided.