BusinessPurchasing Strategy
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Explain a concept

Define polymer or material need. (Why) Materials Procurement Team
Emergency, single application, replace existing polymer or material for entire product line, cost, vendor replacement

Material Validation process
Step 1 = Analytical evaluation (Research) Step 2 = Initial process evaluation(R&D) Step 3 = Validate across all product lines if applicable Some R mostly D
Analytics protocol Development protocol (based on need)

Procurement (Purchasing)
After Step 2 and or as needed
Multiple suppliers, define supplier validation, define purchase qty/annual usage, define market costing,