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How much should I pay for Metal Rolling Machines?
What is the average price of Metal Rolling Machines?
This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Metal Rolling Machines. Our analysts provide a benchmark price and a price range based on key pricing factors to help you understand what you should be paying for this specific product or service. To see the average price for this and hundreds of other products and services, subscribe to ProcurementIQ.
Has the price of Metal Rolling Machines been rising or falling?
Analysts look at market data from the previous three years to determine an overall price trend. You can use the recent price trends to help you understand price volatility and plan your budget.
I’m not ready to purchase Metal Rolling Machines yet. Will I pay more if I wait too long?
We forecast the next three years of price movements by looking at factors likely to affect the market's supply chain, such as inputs, demand and competition. You can then use the price forecast to figure out the best time to purchase.
What other costs are associated with purchasing Metal Rolling Machines?
Our analysts calculate the total cost of ownership and assign a level of low, moderate or high, depending on things like customization, integration and installation. Use this information to budget for Metal Rolling Machines with a reduced risk of unexpected costs.
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Find the vendor to meet your needs
Where can I purchase ?
According to ProcurementIQ estimates, there are 870 suppliers of metal rolling machines in the US market. Market share concentration is considered low, meaning the top four suppliers account for less than 30.0% of total revenue. Although largest suppliers like Mestek Inc., Bradbury Group, Samco Machinery and Delta Steel Technologies generate... Subscribe to learn more.
Questions to ask potential suppliers
How can I gain leverage during negotiations?
Setup & Training
What sort of setup assistance does your company offer?
What training programs, if any, do you offer to optimize my company's use of your machine (e.g. rolling practices, M&R, safety)?
Will your training be customized for my employees and production systems?
With what frequency can you provide refresher training?
What skills do employees possess when they are hired?
What job-specific development programs do you offer employees?
What is the role of my point-of-contact person at your company? How many accounts do they oversee?
How many engineers do you employ?
How many employees comprise your quality control team?
Maintenance & Repair
Do you offer any type of incentives for purchasing longer-term maintenance contracts?
Can your technicians service other products on my production line?
What is your average response time when a customer requires maintenance or repairs?
What type of maintenance does your company offer (e.g. preventive or predictive maintenance)?
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Key elements for every RFP
What should my RFP include?
Buyers should provide detailed product information so vendors can provide their most competitive cost proposal. If buyers have a specific budget in mind, they are free to disclose it here.
Buyers should provide information regarding their budget for additional services such as installation and routine maintenance. If this service is not required, it does not have to be included in the RFP.
Buyers should provide information about when payment will occur. For example, buyers should say whether payment is awarded upon finalization of the contract or over a period of time.
Buyers can refer to the Benchmark Price and Total Cost of Ownership sections for help creating a budget.
Buyers should specify what measures of quality they will be using to select a supplier. For example, these measures can be reputation, credentials of staff, customer service and product certification.
Buyers should also choose a supplier based on the price estimate given.
For a detailed list of key selection criteria, buyers should reference the Buying-Decision Scorecard section of this report.
Buyers should include a deadline for proposal submissions and when the contract will be awarded.
Buyers should include a time frame for the delivery to occur as well as dates for suppliers to survey the work area.
Buyers should include any other benchmark dates that are relevant to the project.
Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk
How risky is the supply chain?
Supply chain risk for metal rolling machines is medium. Material inputs for metal rolling machine manufacturers mainly consist of processed metals in various states, which are supplied by metal wholesalers and machine shops. Steel prices have been volatile in recent years, and as such, iron and steel manufacturers pose a... Subscribe to learn more.