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MetalRiskCheck

Questionnaire

Semi-finished products, components and the critical metals they contain: By providing a few details of their importance in your manufacturing process, you will receive an estimate of your dependence on these resources and some initial recommendations for action you can take.

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Your Details Data set V1.5/8.2015

Type of user
In which sector is your company active?
How many employees does your company employ in Switzerland?

Select one semi-finished product or one metal

Which semi-finished products or products do you need or produce? ?
Which metals do you employ in your company's production processes? ?
What proportion of your company's overall turnover do these semi-finished products or products represent? Not significant Very significant
Can the additional cost of procuring the particular metal or semi-finished product be passed on to customers? Yes, incl. in the medium term No, not at all
How important is the availability of the metal or the particular semi-finished product for your corporate strategy? Not significant Very significant
Can the metal or the semi-finished product containing this metal be replaced by a substitute? Yes, without difficulty No, not at all
How would you assess how well the substitute works compared with the original? Noticeably better Definitely worse
What is the cost of procuring the substitute compared with the original? Noticeably less Much more
How important does your company regard efforts to make savings in the use of rare metals or on semi-finished products containing these metals? Vitally important Not important
How would you assess the potential for your company to make savings in the use of the metal or the relevant semi-finished product? Very great potential No potential