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1 .Does it make financial sense to outsource painting of housings to Greven?
What reasons, other than financial factors, need to be taken into account in this decision?
Do you think Glenn should get prices from other suppliers?
What do you want to do about the family of parts that did not pass the quality tests?
Do you think that Rondot should outsource their painting operations completely and dispose of the equipment?

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28 "add Gleilfi" Northcott, purchasing planner at Rondot Automotive in Jackson, Mississippi, was evaluating an important outsourcing opportunity. For the past three months, Glenn had been working on a proj­ect that involved evaluating the feasibility of outsourcing the plant 's painting requirements, and he had just finished collecting much of the necessary technical and cost infor­mation. Glenn had to complete his evaluation in advance of a meeting scheduled with his boss, Terry Gibson, pur­chasing manager, and the plant manager, Dick Taylor, in one week 's time to discuss this matter and to decide what action, if any, needed to be taken next.

Rondot Automotive was a wholly owned subsidiary of Rondot Worldwide, a leading global designer and manu­facturer of electrical and electronic components. Rondot Worldwide operated in more than 100 countries, employ­ing more than 200,000 people. It was a key player in the information and communications, automation and control, power, transportation, medical, and lighting industries.
Rondot Automotive operated 85 plants in 25 countries. It was known for providing high-quality, innovative prod­ucts in automotive electronics, electrics, and mechatron-ics. The Jackson, Mississippi, plant manufactured small motors for a number of applications, including engine cooling, HVAC (heating, ventilation, and cooling), and antilock brake systems. The plant produced approximately 7 million motors per year, which were
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