Growing industry and technological advances
As the industry grew in size and complexity, the genius of the free enterprise system provided many of the technological advances necessary to meet the needs of the expanding industry. Today, any producing company, regardless of size, has at its disposal the engineering talent, research staffs and expert knowledge of supply firms that may be brought to bear on an endless variety of problems.
Partners, not vendors
The atmosphere of cooperation in industry affairs makes the producer-supplier relationship a true partnership in industry progress.