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ProcurementIQ’s Catalytic Converters Procurement Research Report helps simplify the purchasing process. This report provides tools such as pricing trends and forecasts, supplier benchmarks and negotiation questions to help you work with internal stakeholders and executives to manage the procurement process for your company. With this information, your company will be able to make credible and knowledgeable decisions regarding purchasing Catalytic Converters.
doneBenchmark Price
doneRFP/RFQ/Negotiation Questions
done3 Year Price Forecast
doneSupply Chain Analysis
doneSupplier Intelligence
doneSample Buyer Decision Scorecard

Catalytic Converters - Recent Price Trend

In the three years to 2017, prices for catalytic converters have been declining at an estimated average annual rate of 2.4%. Falling production costs for vendors have been the primary impetus for this downward trend in prices. To manufacture catalytic converters, suppliers require a multitude of raw materials, chiefly steel and platinum. Prices for these two inputs have decreased significantly on.

Catalytic Converters - Total Cost of Ownership

The total cost of ownership for catalytic converters is low. Buyers typically need to factor additional shipping costs when procuring these components. The cost of shipment varies depending on the proximity of a supplier to a buyer, though these costs constitute a small fraction of the price of a catalytic converter. In rare cases, the buyer may require installation services to integrate the.

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About this Report

This report is intended to assist buyers of catalytic converters. A catalytic converter is an emissions control device that is used to convert toxic byproducts of combustion into less toxic substances. For example, catalytic converters oxidize carbon monoxide into carbon dioxide or hydrocarbons into water. Catalytic converters can also reduce nitrogen oxides to nitrogen and oxygen. These components are typically used in conjunction with internal combustion engines, including gasoline or diesel-powered vehicles. Key buyers include auto manufacturers and auto parts dealers, although consumers and heavy machinery manufacturers procure catalytic converters to a lesser extent. This report does not include catalytic heaters, exhaust pipes, resonators, mufflers or related installation services.

Table of Contents

At a Glance

Executive Summary

Price Environment
 Price Fundamentals
  Benchmark Price
  Pricing Model
 Price Drivers
 Input Cost Drivers
 External Demand Drivers
 Recent Price Trend
 Price Forecast

Product Characteristics
 Product Life Cycle
 Total Cost of Ownership
 Product Specialization
 Related Goods
 Subsitute Goods
 Quality Control
Supply Chain & Vendors
 Supply Chain Dynamics
  Supply Chain Risk
  Geographic Locations
 Competitive Environment
  Market Share Concentration
  Vendor Company Types
 Market Profitability
 Switching Cost

Purchasing Process
 Buying Basics
 Buying Lead Time
  Selection Process
  Buying-Decision Scorecard
 Key RFP Elements

Negotiation Questions

Buyer Power Score Components

Jargon & Glossary

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