Purchase order, contract or purchase agreement: Which is best for your procurement strategy?
Procuring equipment, materials and services are very important to a project’s financial success.
- ShureLine Construction, Kenton, Delaware
James Berg is the CFO at ShureLine Construction. Previously, he worked for 22 yr at MBNA America Bank/Bank of America in several financial management positions. He earned a BA degree in business administration/economics from the University of St. Thomas, and an MBA degree from the University of Delaware.
- COIM USA, Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Ashim Parmar is the Plant Engineering Manager at COIM USA, Inc. He has more than 25 yr of experience in project management, operations, maintenance, reliability and startup. His primary responsibility is ensuring that projects are completed on time and on budget. Mr. Parmar is focused on continuous improvement and digitizing with a value-added approach. He has previously worked for Eastman Chemicals, International Flavors and Fragrances, Symrise, Novartis and Pfizer Pharmaceuticals.
- Consultant, Lititz, Pennsylvania
Carl Rentschler is the U.S. Sales Representative for Al Bassami Industries, a premier steel fabrication company based in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He has more than 40 yr of varied engineering and management experience with three international EPC companies in the power and petrochemical fields. Mr. Rentschler is a licensed professional engineer. He earned a BS degree in civil engineering from Penn State University and an MEng degree from Cornell University.
- Consultant, Allentown, Pennsylvania
Goutam Shahani retired as Vice President of Sales and Marketing at ShureLine Construction in 2020. He has 40 yr of experience in industrial marketing, business development and asset management at Air Products, Linde and ShureLine Construction. Mr. Shahani has more than 60 publications and patents in the energy and environmental sectors. He earned BS and MS degrees in chemical engineering, as well as an MBA. Mr. Shahani is now an adjunct professor of business and mathematics.
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