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Hydraulic-Component Maker
Contracts for RFQ Automation

Hydraulic-Component Maker
Contracts for RFQ Automation

Friday, July 5, 2002
 
Mid-State Sales, Columbus, OH, a manufacturer of hydraulic components, has contracted with business-to-business company First Index, Whippany, NJ, to provide e-sourcing, RFQ automation and supplier relationship management. “Our Defense Products Group wanted a to communicate faster and more accurately with suppliers,” explained Ed Graves, Mid-State marketing manager. “We found that First Index offered us a to enter RFQ details once, submit them to all selected suppliers simultaneously, then monitor supplier progress and evaluate bidders more quickly than before. For more on Mid-State and its recent acquisition of Youngstown Rubber Products, a maker of industrial hose, ducting, v-belts and couplings, visit www.midstate-sales.com. For more on First Index and its B2B capabilities, visit www.firstindex.com.

 

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