Supply Chains and Pricing in Optics and Photonics

Tom Hausken

As 2022 begins, Optica’s senior industry adviser examines trends for optics and photonics products against the backdrop of the pandemic’s broader disruptions.

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Before the pandemic, companies commonly received supplies “just in time” to keep inventory costs low. Now, however—given the pandemic’s much-publicized supply-chain disruptions—many are ordering “just in case.” Even if it means keeping more inventory, advance orders can prevent production from grinding to a halt.

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Publish Date: 01 January 2022

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