A little-noticed explosion last month could disrupt the supply chain for global automakers for months, according to Morgan Stanley economist Ted Wieseman.
The March 31 explosion at the Evonik factory in western Germany, which tragically killed two, affected half of worldwide supplies for a resin essential to autoparts manufacturers. Wieseman says near-term auto sales are likely to get hit by the event, which he said has knocked the factory off line "potentially for months.
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Categories: Commentary, Conferences Tags: General News Lora Cecere, the founder of Supply Chain Insights, is a CPG industry specialist from the beginning, and she (and her team) are trying to come up with a better way to assessing t... Read Post