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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 Customer Research

Customers who evaluated Clariant prior to choosing Americhem

What are the top purchasing drivers for buying Americhem?

Americhem products provide the lowest cost to color
30%
Product performance in manufacturing
61%
Product consistency
79%
Develops new innovative solutions that provide a competitive edge
39%
Meets product specifications
73%
Other
15%

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 Standridge before choosing Americhem

What are the top purchasing drivers for buying Americhem?

Americhem products provide the lowest cost to color
31%
Product performance in manufacturing
54%
Product consistency
69%
Develops new innovative solutions that provide a competitive edge
31%
Meets product specifications
69%
Other
8%

Vi-Chem Case Study

Large Enterprise Automotive & Transport Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise automotive & transport company is based on an April 2017 survey of Vi-Chem customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Vi-Chem’s PVC is top notch. I have not seen another supplier that can match them.”

Challenges

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

  • Top purchasing drivers for buying Vi-Chem:
    • Lower part cost
    • Product performance in manufacturing
    • Product consistency
    • New innovative solutions that provide a competitive edge
    • 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:
    • Manufacturing performance: better
    • End-use performance: better
    • Problem resolution: significantly better

Results

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

  • Benefits realized with Vi-Chem:
    • Best overall value
    • End product color consistency
    • A partnership complete with excellent customer and field service support
  • Vendors evaluated before choosing Vi-Chem:
    • Teknor Apex
    • Mitsubishi
    • PolyOne
    • Kraiburg
    • Exxon Mobil
    • Sumitomo
    • A. Schulman
  • 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 a good product with excellent technical support.

Engineer, Global 500 Construction Company

Americhem Customer Testimonial

Americhem offers lot to lot consistency. In addition, they partner with us during AAR reviews and their salesman is very in tune with our needs and what is going on in the auto Industry. Most importantly, I trust him.

Buyer, Large Enterprise Automotive & Transport 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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