Survey identifying important purchasing criteria commissioned

Source: PlantServices.com

By Material Handling Industry

Apr 16, 2010

Hytrol Conveyor Co. Inc. has commissioned an independent survey through a leading industry publication to identify the most important purchasing criteria in these difficult and changing times. The results are shown below:

1. Reliability 93% very 7% somewhat
2. Quality
92% very 8% somewhat
3. Safety
79% very 20% somewhat
4. Maintenance 75% very 24% somewhat
5. Service
71% very 28% somewhat
6. Price
62% very 38% somewhat
7. Throughput
58% very 39% somewhat
8. Technology 58% very 39% somewhat
9. Noise
56% very 43% somewhat
10. Speed
40% very 57% somewhat
11. Green
20% very 55% somewhat


The percentages represent the “degree of importance” held by the survey respondents for each of the purchasing criteria.