Helge Hornis, Ph.D.

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PLCs, PACs March 1, 2006

Specialty machine builders: A view from the supplier

I call it the Growth Mode Effect. Companies small and large are getting into financial trouble, ultimately filing for bankruptcy. As a supplier of automation equipment, specialty machine builders are some of our most important customers and at times our biggest worry. When their business models fail we also must deal with the consequences: financial losses due to unpaid invoices and the loss of...

By Helge Hornis, Ph.D.