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TechValidate Research on Americhem

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133 Customers Surveyed

1,065 Data Points Collected

187 Published TechFacts

15 Published Charts

27 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Americhem Case Study

Global 500 Construction Company

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 construction company is based on an August 2016 survey of Americhem customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Americhem has one of the best consistency; lot-to-lot, between lots and within lots.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Americhem:

  • Top purchasing drivers for buying Americhem:
    • Performance in manufacturing
    • Consistency
    • Product specifications

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Americhem that the surveyed company uses:

  • Benefits realized with Americhem:
    • A partnership complete with excellent customer and field service support
    • On time delivery, ensuring their product is made on time

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Americhem:

  • Evaluated the following vendors before choosing Americhem:
    • Techmer PM
    • Clariant
    • Penn Color
    • UCC
  • Reduced their cost to color by Americhem colorants do not categorically offer a cost reduction vs others. with Americhem colorants.
  • Improved their throughputs by Up to 15% with Americhem masterbatches.
  • Rated the following Americhem attributes compared to the competition:
    • End use performance: better
    • Problem resolution: best in class

Americhem Customer Research

Customers who evaluated UCC before choosing Americhem

What are the top purchasing drivers for buying Americhem?

Americhem products provide the lowest cost to color
21%
Product performance in manufacturing
64%
Product consistency
64%
Develops new innovative solutions that provide a competitive edge
29%
Meets product specifications
71%
Other
29%

Americhem Customer Review

5/5 Stars

How our organization uses Americhem:

We use Americhem’s colorant additive to make colored sheet products.

Would you recommend Americhem?

Yes, I would recommend the company. They are very innovative and provide great product consistency, technical support and most importantly great customer service.

Americhem Customer Research

Customers who evaluated A. Schulman before choosing Americhem

What are the top purchasing drivers for buying Americhem?

Americhem products provide the lowest cost to color
40%
Product performance in manufacturing
70%
Product consistency
60%
Develops new innovative solutions that provide a competitive edge
40%
Meets product specifications
50%
Other
10%

Vi-Chem Case Study

West Michigan Plastics

Introduction

This case study of West Michigan Plastics is based on an April 2017 survey of Vi-Chem customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Vi-Chem is an extension of my organization.”

“We require only smaller volumes of custom PVC colored material and they are willing to supply it.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Vi-Chem:

  • Top purchasing driver for buying Vi-Chem:
    • Meeting product specifications

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Vi-Chem that the surveyed company uses:

  • Rates the following Vi-Chem attributes compared to the competition:
    • Lot-to-lot consistency: significantly better
    • Manufacturing performance: best in class
    • Product delivery: best in class
    • End-use performance: significantly better
    • Problem resolution: best in class

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Vi-Chem:

  • Benefit realized with Vi-Chem:
    • End product color consistency
  • Vendors evaluated before choosing Vi-Chem:
    • none
  • Reduced their scrap rate by 0-5% with Vi-Chem compounds.
  • Increased their throughputs by 0-5% with Vi-Chem compounds.

Americhem Customer Testimonial

Americhem offers exceptional customer development and service.

Plant Manager, Medium Enterprise Industrial Manufacturing Company



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About Americhem

Americhem, Inc., is a global organization that specializes in custom color and additive masterbatch solutions. Our clients enjoy access to products with superior performance and batch-to-batch consistency, backed by complete technical support that ensures quality, reliability and value. Americhem operates ten manufacturing plants worldwide with Central Research & Development facilities.

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