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Selecting the right partner to manufacture your product is one of the most critical decisions you’ll make. Don’t go it alone.

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CHINESE NEW YEAR 2019 - What is it and how does it affect your manufacturing plans?

Chinese New Year (CNY), a.k.a. Spring Festival, is the most important holiday for the Chinese people. 2019 is the 'Year of the Pig', and this year Chi...

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What to Know Before Visiting Your First Factory in China

I’ve heard many things from many people about what to expect on a manufacturing business trip to China, and when it was my turn to embark on my first ...

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Factory Audits: A Manufacturing Sanity Check

We often use the analogy that picking a Contract Manufacturer (CM) is like picking a spouse; you are going to be together for better or for worse and ...

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Working with the Big Guys' CM Doesn't Guarantee the Same Results

 

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Managing Your Manufacturing: Middleman Model vs. Manufacturing Partner

If you have a product that needs to be manufactured in high volume and at low cost, you may be considering outsourcing production to a low-cost Asian ...

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Manufacturing Request for Quote (RFQ) Process

Recently we presented an overview on the product manufacturing lifecycle which broadly encompasses five stages (assuming a company has reached functio...

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Certifications For Hardware Products: What you Need to Know (Part 3)

To conclude our certifications series, we review some of the major decisions you'll need to make along the way. If you haven't covered them already, d...

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Certifications For Hardware Products: What You Need to Know (Part 1)

We often get the question, "Certifications...isn't that something my Contract Manufacturer (CM) handles?" The short answer, which you probably guessed...

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Manufacturing heads for the cloud -- and your city

The following piece: Manufacturing heads for the cloud -- and your city, authored by Mark Muro, originally appeared on Brookings with a follow-up piec...

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