Case Study A
Outsourcing of Product The Korean television manufacturer Lucky Goldstar set up a major TV tube manufacturing plant in South Wales in 1996. They required a wide and varied range of chemicals from many areas of the world.
Gower Chemicals Ltd sourced all these using extensive knowledge and databases and presented the portfolio to LG. several products continued to be taken from their original supplier whilst others were supplied via Gower – including the UK manufactured commodity chemicals.
Naturally LG now have the reassurance that there is a ‘backup’ supply chain in place which could be activated within a short period of time should current suppliers create significant problems
Specific mobile storage units for flammables and corrosives have been supplied (against a 3 year working agreement) to enhance their existing warehouse facilities and product specific pumps and valves.