THOMAS W DAVIES
New Technologies, New Products, New Applications # 2001 Munich
The discussion concerns e-business and if it applies to manufacturers of plastic pipes. In a business world companies objectives are predominantly centred around three areas, retaining customers, improving efficiencies and expanding markets. Plastic pipe manufacturers are no exception and the benefits of e-business are also available to them. e-business is just business as usual although it is doing business electronically through a web-enabled environment. The purpose of highlighting e-business is to provoke discussion and explain what the hype actually means. The conclusion is that e-business will effect all businesses.