Demand for Material Outpacing Supply - November 2021

Sat, Dec 11, 2021 at 8:00AM

Mike Silvers, CPRC, Silvers Systems Inc. and FRSA Director of Technical Services

Prices are high and getting higher and, like lead times, often unknown or unavailable. How did we get here and when can we get back to something similar to normal? How do we get there? I have been following the issue closely and want to share some of what I’ve learned.

I’m very fortunate in my position at FRSA to have a group of industry professionals to turn to for help. They volunteer their time serving on many FRSA committees and are a great resource for me. The manufacturing members of our Codes Subcommittee are a great example of this. It was clear to me that they would be a great place to get additional input about the issue. I reached out and asked them for their assistance and received the following replies. I think you will find them interesting. Read more

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