Case 11. Supplier Selection at Kerneos, Inc.

Ling Li, Erika Marsillac, and Ted Kosiek*

Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia, USA;

Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia, USA;

* Kerneos, Inc., Chesapeake, Virginia, USA;


Kerneos, Inc. is the Kerneos SA subsidiary in the United States. Although headquartered in Paris, France, Kerneos SA has six manufacturing plants, one in the United States, two in the UK, two in France, and one in China. Its manufacturing facilities produce a wide range of cements based on alumina content. The lower alumina content cements, such as Fondu and Secar 41, are produced in a fusion process at two plants located in France: Dunkirk and Marseille. ...

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