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How would you classify Forest Hill Paper Company in terms of size and ownership? As the paper suggest, FHPC is a small size closely held company. There is not much information about the ownership, industry and other relevant data in this context to write in detail about the same. What is the nature of the industry in which Forest Hill competes? The nature of the industry in which FHPC operates is highly competitive and seasonal. There is a tendency among the customers to accumulate the stocks when the supply is lean. In the peak season when the demand of the products is at peak, the companies manufacturing paper register a record high selling point. The industry is also influenced and affected by the strong environmental issues and the competition from recycled paper. Identify and discuss the strategy used by Forest Hill to compete in a commodity market. FHPC is a small company and in order to grow and compete with the big competitors, the company wishes to have the full range of products as well as services. They want to create one stop shop for all the products and services. While the products in the industry are standard, the variability is in respect of the thickness of the paper and the quality of the paperboards that are either finished or un-finished. This way the company eyes and targets a more bigger and varied market where they can have products for everyone. What are some examples of complexity that drive overhead costs for Forest Hill?
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